Šarec dismisses criticism of 16+1 initiative

Brussels, 22 March - Prime Minister Marjan Šarec has dismissed criticism of the 16+1 initiative, a forum featuring Central and Eastern European countries plus China. He said China was a partner and competitor, but it was always necessary to pursue dialogue while also being mindful of one's own interests.

Brussels, Belgium
Prime Minister Marjan Šarec speaks to the press after the EU summit.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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