The People's Republic of China is the main investor in the Central Asian republic of Tajikistan. In fact, since 2013 when Beijing launched the Belt and Road Initiative, China has invested significant financial founds in Central Asia with the aim of modernizing regional infrastructure and stabilizing this strategic area
Russia, Belarus and the never-ending confrontation on oil supply. This is what we have read and monitored in newspapers since the beginning of the new year. Originally the situation looked like the classical back and forth which has characterized and classified Moscow – Minsk relations but soon it became an international issue which interested the Baltic republics, Ukraine, the Caucasus and the European Union.
Terrorist attack in Karachi highlights security threats for China along the Belt and Raod Initiative
The terrorist attack against the Chinese consulate in Karachi (Pakistan) underlines the instability and lack of control of the Pakistani authorities in the Balochistan region with important consequences for the Chinese economic activities and interests in the country and the Road and Belt Initiative.