China willing to do more in Horn of Africa

Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti, speaks during an interview with AFP at the State House Djibouti on May 6, 2015China is ready to make a greater contribution to peace and stability in the Horn of Africa, Beijing said Monday after Djibouti’s president told AFP negotiations over a Chinese military base were under way. “Maintenance of peace and stability in the region is in line with the interests of related countries,” foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters. “It’s also the common aspiration of Djibouti, China and other countries in the world,” she said at a regular briefing in Beijing.

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