NZ Navy chief doubts Chinese claims
Doubts over anti-piracy claim.
New Zealand Navy chief doubts over Chinese claims on foray in Indian Ocean
NEW DELHI: Sharing India’s doubts over Chinese claims that forays by its submarines and ships in Indian Ocean were purely part for anti-piracy operations, the New Zealand Navy Chief today said China could be “trying to make sure” that they can indeed go beyond its waters.
Rear Admiral Jack Raymond Steer, Chief of New Zealand Navy, also welcomed US’ rebalancing of its naval assets to Asia-Pacific region.
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