Xi Jinping was flanked by former and current senior leaders as he delivered the speech over looking Tiananmen Square. Photo: Reuters
Xi tries to build symbolic bridge between Communist Party’s past and future
  • The party chief urged young Chinese to follow the party, while paying tribute to past leaders such as Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • His predecessor Hu Jintao was present, but former leader Jiang Zemin did not attend – probably for health reasons
1 Jul 2021 - 11:36PM