China-Central Asia summit to build consensus on BRI construction.

BEIJING -- Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Wang Wenbin on Tuesday said that the upcoming China-Central Asia Summit to be held in Xian, northwest China's Shaanxi Province, will further build the consensus of China and Central Asian countries on the joint building of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) with high quality.

Sharing the details of the joint BRI construction between China and Central Asian countries and the significance of the summit for both sides during his regular press conference, he said that since the joint building of the Silk Road Economic Belt was proposed by China in 2013, Central Asia has become the first place to jointly build the BRI and a benchmark for connectivity.

The spokesperson said that over the past ten years, leaders of both sides have maintained close exchanges.

He said that both sides reached an important consensus on promoting the connectivity of the BRI and development strategy of the five Central Asian countries, playing a strategic leading role in the joint BRI construction between China and Central Asian countries.

The spokesperson listed a series of major projects jointly carried out by both sides, which brought extensive benefits to the people of all countries in the region.

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