President Xi Jinping (centre), who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, pictured during his inspection of the PLA Navy headquarters, in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua

China's Xi says nation’s navy should become world class

President’s comments come as China is strengthening its naval forces and taking a more assertive stance to its claims in the East and South China Seas

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President Xi Jinping (centre), who is also chairman of the Central Military Commission, pictured during his inspection of the PLA Navy headquarters, in Beijing. Photo: Xinhua
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