Italy was the only G7 country to officially join China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Now, Rome may soon publicly back out. The cooperation agreement, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), expires in March 2024, in just over a year. The government of right-wing populist Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni must therefore consider whether to quietly continue the agreement – or to openly break with Beijing.
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