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New Chinese Port in Sao Tome has Economic, not Military Aims

The island nation of Sao Tome and Principe, located off the coast of West Africa in the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea, said earlier this month it has agreed to build a deep-sea port in partnership with China.  Officials say the port will have economic, not military, aims.   Equity and lease arrangements for the $800 million deep-sea transshipment hub should be finalized with state-owned China Harbor Engineering Company by May 2016.   Sao Tome and Principe Prime...

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