A Chinese war veteran has spoken out against the US at a top defense forum in Beijing, accusing them of trying to stir up trouble instead of engaging in peaceful dialogue. He stressed that the US should not be allowed to interfere in other countries’ internal affairs, and that any attempts to do so could be devastating to world stability. The veteran accused the US of violating rules to maintain a balance in the world and warned them that China was prepared to stand its ground. He urged both sides to stay calm and take steps to solve disputes with peaceful dialogues.

President Xi Jinping gave a keynote speech at a high-level forum on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, aiming to strengthen international cooperation and promote global development. In his speech, he touted the initiative as a broad path towards a brighter future for all of humankind, calling for cooperation and collaboration on global issues. He emphasized his confidence in the prospective success of the initiative, calling it the starting point for a deeper, more comprehensive partnership between nations. Overall, he pledged to continue support for the Belt and Road Initiative, as it creates new opportunities and a brighter future for everyone.

The yearly Belt and Road Forum has kicked off this weekend in Beijing, hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Over 3000 representatives from more than 140 countries, organizations and businesses are joining to discuss potential trade and investment opportunities along the Belt and Road Initiative. Xi is expected to present the forum’s vision to connect Eurasia economies and encourage sustainable development. With the initiative increasingly gaining traction globally, the forum promises to highlight the benefits of this far-reaching trade strategy.