Yoda: China Excludes Thailand & Singapore from Belt & Road Conference


Shocked, are we.

China’s Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

China’s first ever Belt and Road summit, held in Beijing over the last two days, has reached a broad consensus and achieved positive outcomes, President Xi Jinping said on Monday.

Phi Beta Iota: A careful examination of this conference will quickly show that Thailand, the central power between China and Indonesia, has not been invited to the 2017 conference. Singapore was not invited, and India refused to attend.

See Especially:

China Belt & Road Summit Official Web Site

China’s biggest Silk Road summit plans omit Thai leaders

What Belt and Road snub means for Singapore’s ties with China

See Also:

Silk Road @ Phi Beta Iota

List of Attendees to the 1st Belt and Road Summit in Beijing

India Skips China Belt and Road Summit Amid Concerns

Review: Connectography: Mapping the Future of Global Civilization


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