US Worried About China-Funded Naval Base


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The U.S. has expressed serious concerns over China's involvement in constructing the Ream Naval Base in Cambodia's Sihanoukville. "The United States and a number of countries in the region have expressed serious concerns about the intent, the nature, and the scope of construction at Ream Naval Base as well as the role that the PRC (People's Republic of China) military is playing in this process and in the future use of the facility," said Daniel Kritenbrink, an assistant U.S. secretary of state, in a digital press briefing on Thursday. Kritenbrink, assistant U.S. secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific...