Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao arrived in Bishkek on December 4, 2012 to hold talks with Kyrgyz leaders as China seeks to bolster its influence in strategic Central Asia with an eye on its natural resources. (VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Image)
Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao arrived in Bishkek on December 4, 2012 to hold talks with Kyrgyz leaders as China seeks to bolster its influence in strategic Central Asia with an eye on its natural resources.
(VYACHESLAV OSELEDKO/AFP/Getty Image)

China Seeks Upgrades in Asian Connectivity

December 10, 2012  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao made a hearty push on Wednesday for increased connectivity and cooperation within the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (sco), including the construction of a railway joining China, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

Wen made the remarks at the 11th prime ministers’ meeting of the sco, which groups China and Russia with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

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