Pence, Xi, Sell Differing World Views

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping offered competing economic views as they spoke to regional leaders at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation  (APEC) CEO summit in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea's capital.   Pence warned APEC members about accepting foreign debt  that "could compromise your sovereignty" and urged the APEC members to "protect your interests, preserve your independence. And just like America, always put your country first." Pence said the U.S. "commitment to the Indo-Pacific region has never been stronger." Xi spoke to the summit about his flagship Belt and Road initiative, designed to bolster a sprawling network of land and sea links with Southeast Asia, Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.  Xi said there is no geopolitical agenda behind Belt and Road. "It does not exclude anyone," he said.  "It is not an exclusive club closed to non-members, nor is it a trap... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline article, Pence, Xi, Sell Differing World Views, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give 'Phuket Hotel Deals' a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you visit 'VOA NEWS'. Thank you Pence, Xi, Sell Differing World Views


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