Djibouti men and women dance during the opening ceremony of Dubai-based port operator DP World's Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti port. Djibouti has seized control of the terminal run by DP World. Photo: AP

Djibouti says its new container port to remain in state hands amid concerns of growing China influence

The Doraleh Container Terminal is a key asset for the tiny state on the Red Sea whose location is of strategic value to countries such as the United States, China, Japan and former colonial power France

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Djibouti men and women dance during the opening ceremony of Dubai-based port operator DP World's Doraleh container terminal in Djibouti port. Djibouti has seized control of the terminal run by DP World. Photo: AP
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