Belt and Road Initiative - China's Reconquest of the World

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: April 26, 2019; 22:16 ♦ (Vindobona)

Many heads of state did refrain from appearing at the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing this year, or are increasingly expressing themselves critically. Chancellor Sebastian Kurz also expressed his caution after meeting President Xi and Prime Minister Li Keqiang for talks.

Belt and Road Forum, Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping (center) with his wife, Peng Liyuan, Chinese contemporary folk singer and performing artist, and Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Dragan Tatic

The "Belt and Road Forum" in Beijing is the focus of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz's trip to China, in which 26 Austrian companies took part as part of an economic delegation.

"It is to be welcomed that the Chinese President has announced the market opening of his country", said Sebastian Kurz during his stay.

A concrete milestone will be the signing of an investment…