Chinese navy makes first Polish port call

A crewman standing watch during a historic visit - the Chinese navy's first - to the port of Gdynia in Poland. All in, three Chinese ships docked in the Baltic sea port on Oct 7 for a five-day visit to mark the 66th anniversary of the establishment o
PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

A crewman standing watch during a historic visit - the Chinese navy's first - to the port of Gdynia in Poland. All in, three Chinese ships docked in the Baltic sea port on Oct 7 for a five-day visit to mark the 66th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The website of the Chinese Embassy said Poland was the ships' sixth stop as part of a "worldwide visit", after Sudan, Egypt, Denmark, Finland and Sweden.

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