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More Unsubstantiated Reports of Chinese Troop Deployments to Africa

Longstanding fears of Chinese troop deployments to Namibia resurfaced last week when a legislator claimed, without evidence, that 3,500 Chinese soldiers are currently in the country.

Defense Minister Peter Hafeni Vilho didn’t help matters when he refused to comment on the MP’s question claiming that any discussion about the presence of Chinese forces in Namibia is “confidential.”

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