America, you are welcome to join!

“This is not a Chinese bank. This is a bank owned by 57 countries. And in future there will be more members, right?”

Vice President of Asian Development Bank Jin Liqun gestures during an interview with Reuters in Islamabad

AIIB’s Jin Liqun

Jin Liqun tells the Financial Times that the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) won’t be an instrument of Chinese power. The inaugural head of the institution also told the FT that the US and Japan were welcome to join – “We are very inclusive”.

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