UAE: China concerns cloud F-35 deal

Issue 1137 - 25 Nov 2021 | 1 minute read

 Work on an alleged Chinese military facility inside a container terminal building at Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi has been stopped, after United States intelligence agencies raised concerns with the UAE earlier this year, according to a Wall Street Journal report on 19 November. The UAE authorities claim to be unaware that the building – which is operated by Chinese shipping corporation Cosco – might be used for military purposes.

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