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A Chinese landing craft with 1,000 marines for Syria

Posted By admin On September 7, 2013 @ 5:09 am In World News | Comments Disabled

DEBKAfile [1]
September 7, 2013

Western naval sources reported Friday that a Chinese landing craft, the Jinggangshan, with a 1,000-strong marine battalion had reached the Red Sea en route for the Mediterranean off Syria. According to DEBKAfile, Beijing has already deployed a number of warships opposite Syria in secret. If the latest report is confirmed, this will be the largest Chinese deployment in the Middle East in its naval history.

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