Friday, February 10, 2012
The Seychelles Chinese Naval Base?
Seychelles has offered China to have A Chinese naval base in the India Ocean during visiting by Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie in early December. On 13 December 2011, the Chinese Defense Ministry made its statement in
Beijing that is considering an offer to allow Chinese Navy ships to visit for rest and resupply. Since late 2008, China China has participated in conducting antipiracy patrols off the coast of . All major Chinese media have debated this invitation from Somalia Seychelles, but China is unlikely to establish a permanent naval base overseas because it will opposite ’s cornerstone, seeking hegemony in the world. Beijing
Source: firstpost.com (access date: 1 February 2012).