BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech at a ceremony on Monday marking the 77th anniversary of the start of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese invasion.
This grand ceremony is held here to recall history, commemorate martyrs, cherish peace and sound a warning to the future, said Xi, who is also the general-secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission.
"We firmly take the path of peaceful development and safeguard world peace," he said at the Museum of the War of the Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
China marks 77th anniversary of start of anti-Japan war
BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Chinese leaders took part in a grand gathering in Beijing on Monday to mark the 77th anniversary of beginning of the Chinese people's war of resistance against Japanese aggression.
Chinese President Xi Jinping attended the ceremony at the Museum of the War of the Chinese People's Resistance Against Japanese Aggression. Full story
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