China proposes blue economic passages for maritime cooperation

Last Updated: Tue, Jun 20, 2017 12:19 hrs

Beijing, June 20 (IANS) China has proposed to build three ocean-based "blue economic passages" connecting Asia with Africa, Oceania, Europe and beyond in a bid to advance maritime cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative.

The proposal is highlighted in a document titled Vision for Maritime Cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative, which was jointly released on Tuesday by the National Development and Reform Commission and the State Oceanic Administration.

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