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The US Is Joining the Belt and Road — Ideas Move the World!

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LPAC—Four events over the past few days have demonstrated that the United States is now responding to the call issued by Lyndon and Helga LaRouche three years ago: the U.S. is joining the New Silk Road.

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U.S. President Donald Trump (R) meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi in Washington D.C. June 22, 2017. Yang Jiechi was in Washington D.C. to attend the first round of China-U.S. diplomatic and security dialogue. [Photo/Xinhua]

  • the "9th U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Official Dialogue," co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Congress and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges, met in Beijing on June 20-21, declaring in a Joint Statement that, "Both sides agreed that the two countries can engage in full cooperation under the ’Belt and Road’ initiative and through a number of other means." They agreed to hold a joint conference on the Belt and Road within the next 12 months;

In a discussion of these historic events today, Helga Zepp-LaRouche noted that our organization has been fighting for the United States to join the New Silk Road for at least three years, since the publication of the EIR Report "The New Silk Road Becomes the World Land-Bridge."

"At first we were the only ones," Helga said, "but now it has become common place. We should take credit — think how many events we sponsored, all over the world, with this idea. This shows that ideas work!"

"People should certainly be optimistic," she stressed. "If this is further developed, then all other problems can be solved. Go out with an optimistic report for the population — our policy is working!"