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Coup d'état freezes China's Gabon naval base plan

Former Gabonese President Omar Bongo and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, 19 April 2023, in Beijing.
Former Gabonese President Omar Bongo and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, 19 April 2023, in Beijing. © Li Xueren/Xinhua News Agency/Newscom/MaxPPP
Chinese diplomats are closely watching General Oligui's first steps at the helm of Gabon's transitional government, with Beijing's recent hard-won deal with now-deposed president Ali Bongo to create a naval base in the country effectively on ice. [...]
Published on 07.09.2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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