In the United States told about the new Chinese military base in Africa

WSJ: US intelligence reported on the PRC's intention to build a naval base in Africa naval base on the Atlantic coast of Africa to rearm and refit ships opposite the East Coast of the United States. This is reported by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ).

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The intelligence said that the alleged base will be located in Equatorial Guinea. Beijing's activity on the Atlantic coast has raised concerns in Washington. “We have made it clear to Equatorial Guinea that certain potential moves related to Chinese activity would raise national security concerns,” said a US administration official.

The White House believes the base will be located in the city of Bata, where China already has a commercial port. Also, the PRC has already built a military base in Djibouti.

In October, the media reported on the PRC's intention to finance the construction of military bases near the borders of Tajikistan with Afghanistan. A representative of the Tajik parliament said that Dushanbe and Beijing had reached an agreement on the construction of a base by China in the Pamir Mountains (in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region, on the border with Afghanistan). The construction of the base is estimated at $ 9.4 million. Upon completion of construction, the base will be transferred to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Tajikistan.



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