No PLAN plan at Gwadar

Increase in regional presence continues to worry neighbours.

China not asked for military access to Gwadar, Pakistan admiral says

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has not asked for military access to Pakistan’s Chinese-funded, deepwater port of Gwadar, a senior Pakistani rear admiral said on Friday, amid persistent speculation in India and the United States it could become a Chinese naval base.

Gwadar, in the southwestern province of Baluchistan, is the crown jewel of China’s $60 billion investment in Belt and Road Initiative projects in Pakistan.

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