PLAN continue convoy ops
Not really in doubt, given huge investment in new Djibouti base.
China to continue escort missions in Gulf of Aden, Somalia
China will continue to participate in escort missions in the Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia to protect the international lane, a spokesperson said.
The comment by Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang came as UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres praised China in a report to the UN Security Council, saying that China’s escort missions played an important role in coping with the pirate threat.
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