President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters

Xi Jinping says China ‘determined to defeat invaders’ in Korean war anniversary speech

  • In a fiercely nationalistic speech the president says Chinese people will not bend, no matter the challenges faced
  • While not directly named, analysts say remarks were pointedly aimed at Washington as conflict’s 70th anniversary nears

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters
President Xi Jinping makes a pointed address on Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of Chinese troops entering the Korean war. Photo: Reuters
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