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Investments needed to improve Great Sik Road – Institute Director of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

June 23, 2014

Economic cooperation in the framework of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and creation of the Great Silk Road economic belt won't affect sovereignty of countries, said Li Yongquan, Director of the Institute of Russian, Eastern European, Central Asian Studies at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, at the 9th SCO Forum on Contemporary Economic Development Challenges on June 23 in Bishkek.

Construction of transit roads is in progress now between many countries at the moment. The main idea of the economic belt is simplification of the integration process along the Silk Road route, he said.

The Silk Road route has been laid already since ancient time. It is necessary just to improve yet through making investments into it. This is a common task and the main idea behind creation of the given economic belt, the scholar explained.

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Source: AKIpress News Agency (Kyrgyz Republic)

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