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China, Portugal pledge to jointly push forward construction of Belt and Road
December 06, 2018

China and Portugal have pledged to jointly push forward the Belt and Road initiative to strengthen Asia-Europe connectivity and boost global trade.   

The consensus was reached during a meeting between visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa in Lisbon.

After the meeting, the two governments signed a memorandum of understanding on jointly advancing construction of the Belt and Road, which was witnessed by both leaders.