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Italy’s drive to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative hits potholes

Xi Jinping is due to sign a preliminary accord during his visit to Rome this week, but analysts and critics say the Italian government has not weighed the geopolitical risks of such a move, as cracks begin to appear within the ruling coaltion over the proposed links

By Crispian Balmer  /  Reuters, ROME

Additional reporting by Stefano Bernabei

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