China to build military base on Tajikistan’s border with Afghanistan
Tajikistan’s officials have confirmed that China is willing to build an $8.6 million military base on the border of Tajikistan with Afghanistan where the Tajik military personnel will be settled and not even one Chinese.
Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_The police outpost that will later be handed over to the Tajik paramilitary unit is planned to be built close to Vakhon, of Afghanistan’s northern province.
China has already been running a military base in of Tajikistan that was yesterday (October 27) offered by to be fully transferred to China.
has built that military base in 2016.
A communique written and sent from Tajik President to the Chinese embassy reads that China should build more border outposts on the border with Afghanistan in return for giving full control of their previous base.
Though China has been very friendly and maintained close relations with the since they took power, the country also seems to be afraid of pouring terrorists from Afghanistan.