23 November 2017
China has promised to seek closer military cooperation with Myanmar as it seeks to establish greater influence over the country.
Collin Koh, a maritime security expert at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, said both India and China were highly aware of the potential for military influence and cooperation with Myanmar.
“Myanmar has traditionally not been siding with either India or China … which leaves it open [for the two powers to compete],” he said.
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Last updated on 24/11/2017