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'Pro-China' Boris Johnson 'enthusiastic' about belt and road plan

Boris Johnson, Britain's prime minister-designate, said his government would be very "pro-China", in an interview with a Hong Kong-based Chinese-language broadcaster shortly before he was chosen to succeed Theresa May on Tuesday.


Speaking to Phoenix TV, Johnson backed Chinese President Xi Jinping's infrastructure-based Belt and Road Initiative and said his government would maintain an open market for Chinese investors in Britain.



Read more on the South China Morning Post website.