Xi Jinping: No power in the world can shake the foundations of the Chinese nation[/rtl]
[rtl]Date: 2019/10/1 9:11 • 63 times read[/rtl]
Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday in a speech in Beijing at the start of celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China that "no power" in the world can shake the foundations of the Chinese nation.
From the Tiananmen Gate, the place where Mao Zedong declared the Communist Republic on October 1, 1949, wearing a dark Maoist uniform, "No force can shake the great foundations of our nation. No force can prevent the Chinese people." And the Chinese nation to move forward. "
The huge celebrations began with 70 artillery rounds fired from Tian'anmen Square, decorated with giant posters reading "National Day 1949-2019".
After Prime Minister Li Keqiang announced the celebrations, President Xi and a crowd of current and former leaders stood on the beat of the national anthem, and Xi took the stage to deliver his speech.
Xi and other members of the command then reviewed the military units participating in the huge military parade, which was presented by the foot units and then the car.
With 15,000 troops, hundreds of tanks, missiles and warplanes, the parade is expected to be one of Beijing's biggest military parades.
The goal is to embody the emergence of a nation that in 70 years has made a dramatic shift from the status of the sick man in Asia to the world's second economic power.
Xi Jeping, along with top leaders of the ruling Communist Party, visited Tian Anmen Square, where Mao's mausoleum died in 1976
. The Chinese economy seemed to be affected.
The Chinese authorities have also faced problems, especially since June in Hong Kong in the south of the country, where there has been an unprecedented protest movement since China regained this area from the British colony in 1997.
Hong Kong has seen violent clashes between security forces and pro-democracy demonstrators accusing Beijing of increasing its dominance in the autonomous province.
In a related context, on the eve of the celebrations of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, the official Chinese media on Monday published video recordings of foreign citizens praising China.
The recordings showed foreigners, with their nationalities, chanting national songs and praising China's culture and development.
In a video in east China's Nanjing, a team of Canadians, Germans and Americans sang a song: "I love China ... I love local sugar cane that tells my heart like milk."
China Central Television (CCTV) posted the video on YouTube, accompanied by an English translation.
The recording showed the last Thai nationals praising Chinese films, bridge engineering and traditional Chinese food with hashtag tags linked to the country's 70th anniversary celebrations.