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China hosts world leaders for Silk Road Summit

May 15th 2017 - 14:49

Starting on Sunday 14 May 2017 China hosts leaders from around the world for a 2-day Summit to discuss the "One Belt, One Road" project (OBOR). OBOR, or 'the New Silk Road' as it is sometimes called, is a multi-billion dollar initiative to link China with Europe and beyond.

Despite all the fanfare, rolling out OBOR is not always a smooth ride. Al Jazeera News Grid spoke about the matter with Sijbren de Jong. The full item can be accessed here.