China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters
China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters
China's Politburo Standing Committee members (bottom row from L to R) President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, Liu Yunshan and Zhang Gaoli sing Chinese national anthem during the closing session of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's Parliament, at the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing, March 15, 2015. Photo: Reuters
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