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China to build 18 naval bases in Indian Ocean

China is really pushing for a strong global presence. I wonder how this will hold up with the U.S. and other countries. We shall see. – Sean Anthony

China Daily Mail

The Chinese navy’s Type 039 submarine Changcheng 329 and submarine rescue ship the Changxingdao visited Colombo and berthed at CICT’s dock. The Chinese navy’s Type 039 submarine Changcheng 329 and submarine rescue ship the Changxingdao visited Colombo and berthed at CICT’s dock.

The following is based on reports in Chinese media:

Sri Lankan website Colombo Page quoted a namibian.com.na report that China planned to build 18 naval bases in areas of the Indian Ocean including Sri Lanka, where China has built Hambantota Port as its naval base.

China also plans to build naval bases in Pakistan and Myanmar.

In Namibia, China plans to build a naval supply base at Walvis Bay. The report quotes Chinese media as saying that China hopes to build 18 to 19 overseas strategic supply bases in Djibouti, Yemen, Omen, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, Seychelles, Madagascar and other parts of the Indian Ocean.

All those ports will be supply, berth and maintenance bases.

They will be built in relevant countries for the goal…

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