China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP
China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP
Diplomacy

China’s naval plans in Africa are threat in Atlantic, says US general

  • Potential Chinese naval base on Africa’s Atlantic coast ‘concerns me greatly’, General Stephen Townsend says
  • Beijing has approached several countries about establishing a naval facility that would help it base warships in the Atlantic as well as Pacific, he says

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China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP
China has already established its first overseas naval base in Djibouti, on Africa’s east coast. Photo: AFP
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