Japan to expand its military bases in Djibouti and China’s influence in Africa htc802w

Japan to build a military base in Djibouti and China scramble for Africa influence Reuters 13 reported that Japan next year will be to the East African countries of Djibouti renting more land to expand military bases, it is believed that the Chinese is coping with the increasing influence in the region. China said the Japanese Academy of Social Sciences scholar Lu Hao 13 interview, Japan is "international security contribution" as the breakthrough point, to actively promote the expansion of overseas military action ability is an important part of the military security policy transformation. Outside of Japan’s military security policy, namely the SDF to "go out", will be accompanied by the expansion of overseas military bases and military power projection deployment. In August 15th this year, Japan’s defense minister Inada Tomomi visited Djibouti to visit Japan base. Reuters’s report comes from the 3 Japanese government sources". Japan plans to increase the lease of land area smaller than the existing base area, is expected to increase the annual cost of $1 million. The sources said Japan plans to deploy C-130 Hercules and the "serpent" armored vehicles in the expansion of the base, and an increase in troops. It has not yet decided how many troops to increase. The sources said, Japan will be "the event of a natural disaster, need to use the aircraft to help the Japanese citizens evacuated from the surrounding area on the grounds, to justify the additional personnel and aircraft". One source said, China is investing more money in Djibouti’s infrastructure construction, increase the presence of the local, it is now the time to increase the influence of Japan, where necessary". Reuters said that in February of this year, China began to build the country’s first overseas military facilities in Djibouti, the facility will provide support and support to participate in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions escort fleet. A Japanese Defense Ministry spokesman confirmed that the relevant discussions are ongoing, "in the existing land leasing base on the basis of Japan to consider at the base of East Japan is more land leasing, and the government of Djibouti on issues related to the negotiations". Reuters said, Djibouti is located at a strategic position at the entrance to the Red Sea, the United States, France also has a local military base. 2011, the Japanese Self Defense Force’s 180 soldiers stationed in Djibouti, the Japanese base covers an area of 12 hectares, adjacent to the United States and the permanent base camp Lemonnier. Japan’s maritime patrol aircraft departure from the base, in the Gulf of Aden in anti piracy mission. Reported that Japan’s defense minister Inada Tomomi visited Djibouti in August, said that Tokyo is considering increasing the local Japanese base function, but did not mention the expansion of the issue. In July this year, South Sultan capital Juba continued violence during the conflict, Japan sent 3 C-130 Hercules transport aircraft to Djibouti, to help evacuate Japanese citizens. This is the second time the self defense forces perform similar tasks, showing the ability of the Japanese Self Defense Forces in overseas missions in the enhanced. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tri to allow the SDF to play a more important role in regional and global affairs. According to Japanese media reports, Japan as early as November 2015 decided to expand the base of Djibouti, and set out to visit other countries overseas bases. Japanese media said, Djibouti base is the only base in Japan, Japan, after the adoption of the new security law, the SDF mission will be.相关的主题文章:

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