Truth about China’s military base plans
ALARM bells rang through Australia yesterday over reports China was negotiating a military base less than 2000 kilometres from our border.
“No one in the Vanuatu government has ever talked about a Chinese military base in Vanuatu of any sort,” Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu told the ABC.
“We are a non-aligned country. We are not interested in militarisation.”
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