After Djibouti, China planning more global military bases

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gestures as he answers a question from a reporter during a press conference on the sidelines of the fourth session of the 12th National People's Congress (NPC) in Beijing, China, 08 March 2016.

After Djibouti, China planning more global military bases


China has set up a logistics centre in Djibouti – strategically located at the southern entrance to the Red Sea on the route to the Suez Canal – and is now reportedly planning more global military bases.

As reported by Al Jazeera, Djibouti is already home to United States and French bases, while other navies often use its port. On the Horn of Africa, Djibouti has fewer than a million people but is striving to become an international shipping hub.

China is building the logistics facility th...


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