Xi holds phone talk with Modi on bilateral ties

21 March, 2018, 08:13 | Author: Elena Meyer
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Xi at the closing session of the National People's Congress reiterated China's approach of seeking peaceful unification with the island.

"In the face of national righteousness and the tide of history, all attempts or tricks aimed at dividing the motherland are doomed to failure", Xi said to loud applause.

For a period of time, China-India relations have enjoyed a momentum of positive development, with deepening pragmatic cooperation and increasingly active people-to-people exchanges, the Chinese president said, adding that China will work with India to maintain such a momentum.

"The endeavour of the Chinese people has led to a tremendous transformation of the Chinese nation: it has stood up, grown rich, and is becoming strong!" Taiwan in response urged China to shelve its mindset of "forceful intimidation" and pursue a breakthrough in cross-strait relations.

Expressing his heartfelt gratitude to the trust placed on him by all deputies and Chinese people of all ethnic groups, he said, "It is a glorious mission and weighty responsibility to take on this great position of the President of the People's Republic of China". Xi said told 3,000 legislators that "since modern times, rejuvenation of the great Chinese nation has become the biggest dream of our nation".

Xi laid out the roadmap to national rejuvenation. continue with comprehensive reform and opening up, uphold socialism with Chinese characteristics and rule of law, uphold core values of Chinese socialism and further improve people's standard of living and eliminate poverty.

He reiterated that China's growth does not pose threat to any countries, as we will never seek hegemony or expansion.

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On March 11, the rubber-stamp Chinese legislature passed a historic constitutional amendment formally removing term limits to enable President Xi to stay on as the Chinese president beyond 2023. "Only those who are accustomed to threatening others see everyone as a threat", he said, taking a dig at the US.

China was angered by legislation introduced by Donald Trump which encourages exchange visits by high-ranking U.S. and Taiwanese officials, thereby raising the island's diplomatic status.

The comments were a clear warning to places like Taiwan, which is self-ruling but considered by Beijing to be a a rebel region that must be reunited with the mainland - by force if necessary.

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There have also been vocal calls for greater autonomy or even independence for Hong Kong in recent years - and China says it is fighting an Islamist separatist insurgency in Xinjiang province.

He said China will contribute more Chinese wisdom, Chinese solutions and Chinese strength to the world, to push for building an open, inclusive, clean, and lovely world that enjoys lasting peace, universal security, and common prosperity.

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