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For more insight on the Chinese navy's sixth flotilla on patrol off the Somali coast, we are joined by our current affairs commentator, Professor Tao Wenzhao.
Q1: This is the first time that the Chinese Navy has been fully replenished at sea. Do you think the navy's battle effectiveness has been enormously enhanced?
2, The Chinese navy has been successfully conducting escort missions off the Somalia coast for months now. What impact does the navy's important role have in boosting China's global status?
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