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China's Xi pledges 60 billion yuan in aid to new Silk Road countries
May 14, 2017 / 2:14 AM / 4 months ago

China's Xi pledges 60 billion yuan in aid to new Silk Road countries

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban (not pictured) ahead of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jason Lee

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday pledged 60 billion yuan ($8.70 billion) in aid to countries and international organisations participating in its new Silk Road plan.

Reporting by Brenda Goh and Yawen Chen; Writing by Ben Blanchard

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