Chinese Submarine in Sri Lanka
Chinese PLA Navy continues its push into Indian Ocean Region.
Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns
BY SHIHAR ANEEZ AND RANGA SIRILAL
(Reuters) – Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China’s warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.
Submarine Changzheng-2 and warship Chang Xing Dao arrived at the port on Friday, seven weeks after another Chinese submarine, a long-range deployment patrol, had called at the same port ahead of a visit to South Asia by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
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