Europe / Western countries
China, Italy, and Coronavirus: Geopolitics and Propaganda
In Italy, China is no longer thought of as the origin of COVID-19, but as a friend in a time of dire need
The coronavirus will not be fatal for China’s Belt and Road Initiative but it will strike a heavy blow
Projects face delays as the coronavirus prevents Beijing from supplying goods and people. And project resources will be diverted as China focuses on its own recovery. But the biggest casualty may be a loss of faith in Chinese-style connectivity
WATCH: Chinese Government Encourages Italians to Fight Coronavirus Racism by Hugging Strangers
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