Djibouti call

It’s not a military base. It just looks exactly like one.

Djibouti base ‘not military expansion’: MOD

By Liu Caiyu

A Chinese logistics base in Djibouti is not part of an overseas military expansion, the Ministry of National Defense said Wednesday, following a top Chinese military leader’s visit to the East Africa country.

The logistics base in Djibouti will safeguard the Chinese military’s anti-piracy missions around the Gulf of Aden and Somalia, and provide humanitarian relief, the ministry said in a press briefing on Wednesday.

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