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Iranian GPSS alumnus appraises China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Global Politics Seasonal School alumnus Behzad Abdollahpour explains why Iran and China are keen to remember ancient roads and build new ties.

News from Sep 28, 2018

The online newspaper China Daily recently published Behzad’s contribution under the title „An Iranian perspective on the Belt and Road“. In the article, he explains the strategic benefits both Iran and China expect from re-invigorating their ancient Silk Road ties. While China seeks access to energy resources and seaports and Iran gains infrastructure support and access to international markets, our alumnus argues that the initiative may even contribute to stability in the Middle East.

Read Behzad’s full article here.

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