Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP
Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP

Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for greater focus on military development

  • Xi tells Politburo study session that country needs to ‘make preparations for military struggle’
  • Comments come ahead of an important PLA anniversary and at a time when China is facing a growing security threat on its border with Afghanistan

Topic |   China's military
Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP
Xi Jinping has overseen a drive to modernise the Chinese military. Photo: AP
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