NATO intends to strengthen military cooperation against the African arms exports to China and Russia
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New Zealand, according to a website called Scoop.co.nz 20 reported that in Kenya,” African Review “cited a recent article in the African Union information that the 28 NATO countries are prepared to work with the African Union, 53 countries signed a military partnership agreement. Reported that the deal may hit the African continent, China and Russia for arms exports.
article quoted the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia officials as saying that while the agreement aims to address global security threats, especially threats to Africa, but some observers believe that The agreement aims to prevent “China’s expansion in Africa.”
article also said that the current headquarters of NATO is in talks to open a liaison office in Africa, the North Atlantic Alliance’s legal department is working with the legal department of African collaboration in order to “finalize a new agreement signed as soon as possible.” Article also disclosed that the AU Peace and Security Committee Chairman ? LAMDAN Lamamra (RamtaneLamamra) confirms that “NATO will sign with the AU military cooperation agreement” with particular emphasis on the need to consolidate the African Standby Force (ASF). This forces the five African regional economic brigade-size forces.
Lamamra, the African Union said, “The strategic airlift, advanced communication technologies, inter-regional major troop rotation and respond to logistics challenges that Africa can obtain from the experience of NATO”, in addition He added that “NATO is the establishment of the African Standby Force (ASF) model.”
Kenya, “African Review,” the article shows, experts say Africa is becoming a strategic battleground between world powers, especially in the United States, European Union, China and Japan, which has been engaged in the first two together, the latter two in the expansion of the continent’s oil and gas investment.
Moreover, the article also pointed out that the new security protocol can prevent the other major arms suppliers mainland – China and Russia – as a means. If this agreement is recognition of the AU member states, China and Russia will be a significant blow. (Compiled: Spring)