Tajikistan: Report confirms significant Chinese security presence in Pamirs


Satellite images show a complex of around two dozen buildings on the border.

“Remember,” a Chinese soldier told a reporter nosing around a remote spot in eastern Tajikistan. “You never saw us here.”

  • Eurasianet

The cat’s out of the bag now.

A front-page story on the Washington Post on February 19 has confirmed long-held suspicions about the Chinese military presence in the desolate quadrant where the borders of Tajikistan, China and Afghanistan intersect.

If it was previously suspected the deployment might be a small affair, however, the…

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