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Djibouti president: China negotiating Horn of Africa military base: Report

May 11, 2015 5:52 PM (UTC+8)

 

(From AFP)

China is negotiating a military base in the strategic port of Djibouti, the president told AFP, raising the prospect of US and Chinese bases side-by-side in the tiny Horn of Africa nation.

“Discussions are ongoing,” President Ismail Omar Guelleh told AFP in an interview in Djibouti, saying Beijing’s presence would be “welcome.” Read more

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