Xinhua | 2016-06-08
BEIJING, June 8 (Xinhua) -- Chinese
Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli's recent four-nation tour harvested a broader
consensus on the Silk Road Economic Belt initiative as his counterparts
and other country leaders hailed the initiative a great opportunity for
regional cooperation and home development.
Zhang's nine-day visit started on May 30 in Sochi, Russia, and ended
on Tuesday in Yerevan, Armenia, with meetings and talks in Azerbaijan
China's Silk Road Economic Belt initiative was a main topic for discussion during Zhang's visit.
When attending the second China-Russia small- and medium-sized
enterprises (SMEs) with Zhang in Sochi, Russian Vice Premier Arkady
Dvorkovich encouraged enterprises from both countries to take the
opportunities that arise from efforts to integrate China's Silk Road
Economic Belt initiative with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union to
seek new economic growth points in areas of energy, aviation,
telecommunications, ship building, high-speed trains, transportation,
agriculture and cooperation with neighboring regions.