Europe presents its 300 billion euro project to counter the Chinese silk roads

Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, presents the “Global Gateway” development aid project, Wednesday December 1, 2021 in Brussels. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP Europeans definitely do not have a very strong sense of marketing. When China deploys its “new silk roads” all over the world to gain influence, the European Commission baptizes … Read more

Lithuania stands up to China and moves away from the “Silk Roads”

From “17 + 1”, they went to “16 + 1”: in May, Vilnius slammed the door of the group launched by Beijing in 2012, and until then composed of 17 countries of Central Europe and the Balkans, including 11 members of the European Union (EU). Two months earlier, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis estimated that … Read more