Kazakh expert hails Silk Road economic belt proposal

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with Nurlan Nigmatulin, speaker of the Kazakh Parliament's Lower House, at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China, Oct. 15, 2013.

Kazakh expert hails Silk Road economic belt proposal

ALMATY, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- The creation of an economic belt stretching along the ancient Silk Road coincides with Kazakhstan's foreign policy, says a Kazakh expert on international issues.

Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed the idea during his recent visit to Central Asia, eyeing the the cultural revival of the Silk Road, which historically links China with Central Asia and Europe, as a way of developing political and economic ties.

Elnara Baynazarova told Xinhua that her country's for...

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