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BEIJING, China — Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a speech that lasted nearly two hours at a Communist Party congress on Sunday, kicking off a conclave that is widely expected to extend his rule into a second decade.
More than 2,300 hand-picked delegates from around the country have converged on Beijing for the weeklong event, which happens once every five years. It will set the tone for policy in the coming years and reshuffle the country’s top officials.
In the Great Hall of the People, on Tiananmen Square, Xi trumpeted the party’s achievements since he came to power a decade ago and outlined principles for party rule and policies in the years to come.
Below are four key takeaways from his speech…
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