China Opens First Overseas Base in Djibouti
The base will be used to resupply navy ships taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions off the coasts of Yemen and Somalia.
A Chinese naval base and U.S. base Camp Lemonnier, in Djibouti.
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