Gentiloni, “we must build a silk road of knowledge” between Italy and China
Source: agichina.it 15/05/2017
Premier Gentiloni at the Belt and Road Forum: "We must build a silk road of knowledge" and highlight the cultural aspects of the collaboration between Italy and China. Particular importance has been given by the Prime Minister to the role of tourism and cooperation between research centers. The Chinese initiative represents a "challenge for Europe" and can be successful insofar as "the economies of the countries will become more free and diversified, and trade barriers reduced." The theme of connectivity between Europe and Asia was at the center of the speech of the Italian Prime Minister.