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7 Dec 2023

Italy Withdraws from China's Belt and Road Initiative

PM Giorgia Meloni announced Italy's official exit from [China's Belt and Road Initiative](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvXROXiIpvQ), reversing the 2019 decision which had troubled Italy's western allies. The withdrawal follows Meloni's earlier criticisms and her reconsideration of Italy's involvement in the scheme. [Source](https://www.ft.com/content/946636dc-2fa1-4b2b-a83b-84478f804a83)