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Xi to deliver major speech to 'mobilise the whole party, whole military'

The speech on October 1 will be accompanied by a national day parade showcasing China's advances in military technology

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Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a major speech to mark 70 years since the official founding of the People’s Republic of China, it was announced on Thursday.

The speech on October 1 will be accompanied by a national day parade showcasing China’s advances in military technology, Wang Xiaohui, executive vice-minister for the Communist Party’s Publicity Department, said.

“The purpose is to motivate and mobilise the whole party, the whole military.”

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First Published: Aug 30 2019 | 2:34 AM IST

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