Foreign vessels arrive in qingdao for chinese navy anniversary

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Added On April 23, 2019

Vessels from foreign countries have arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao, to join multinational naval events commemorating the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy.
China Report has more.
Vessels from Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, India, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam started to arrive in the port city of Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province, at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday.
Events commemorating the 70th founding anniversary of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy will be held between April 22 and April 25. A naval parade will be held in Qingdao and nearby sea areas and airspace on April 23.
Senior navy officer Qiu Yanpeng said nearly 20 foreign vessels of various capabilities, including destroyers, frigates and landing ships, will join Chinese vessels in the naval parade.
Qiu said more than 60 countries will send delegations to join multinational naval events, and over 30 countries of them will send major navy leaders to participate.