Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP

Communist Party centenary: key points from Xi Jinping’s Tiananmen address

  • The president speaks for more than an hour, stressing the party’s role in China’s past, present and future
  • Xi underlines the party’s ties to the people and its contributions to the nation’s development

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Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP
Jet fighters fly over Tiananmen Square during the celebrations marking the Communist Party centenary in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: AFP
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