A People’s Liberation Army Navy soldier stands guard as Chinese citizens board a Chinese naval ship at a port in Aden last year. Photo: Reuters

China starts work on Horn of Africa military base in Djibouti, defence ministry confirms

Facilities reflect the PLA’s ambition to expand its international presence and influence, analysts say

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A People’s Liberation Army Navy soldier stands guard as Chinese citizens board a Chinese naval ship at a port in Aden last year. Photo: Reuters
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