11 iulie 2018

China Bolstering Africa Expansion by Selling Arms to the Continent


China continues to solidify its positions in Africa, where in addition to its investment activities and so-called railway diplomacy, Beijing is steadily increasing arms sales. China is boosting defense cooperation with the countries of the African continent: On June 26, Beijing hosted its first China-Africa Defense and Security Forum that brought together representatives from 50 African countries and the African Union. "Terrorism and violent extremism are making themselves felt in various parts [...]