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Last Week it Was B3W, This Week It’s The Blue Dot Network

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (R) speaks with journalist Francine Lacqua during a Blue Dot Network Discussion at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development’s Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris on October 5, 2021. Patrick Semansky / POOL / AFP

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken led a discussion yesterday in Paris (photo) on the Blue Dot Network, another White House initiative aimed at curtailing China’s Belt and Road Initiative.

Blinken was joined by U.S. and European corporate and labor leaders at a public event held at the headquarters of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. They discussed their ambition to build “quality infrastructure that respects human rights and good labor practices” as an alternative to what China does in the space.

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