President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV
President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV

Xi Jinping tells marines to focus on ‘preparing to go to war’ in military base visit during southern China tour

  • China’s president says they have ‘important responsibility’ to safeguard the country’s territory, sovereignty and maritime interests
  • He also went to Shantou, where he praised overseas Chinese for their contributions to the nation’s reforms

Topic |   China’s military
President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV
President Xi Jinping visits the Marine Corps at a base in eastern Guangdong province on Tuesday. Photo: CCTV
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