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Xi Braces China For 3 Decade Long Struggle

In a speech to the run-up of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic Of China, the Chinese President is reported to have mentioned the word douzheng which is translated into struggle for a record number of almost 60 times.

In the speech given at the Central Party School, the training base of senior Communist Party cadres, Xi Jinping have said that China have to endure all forms of struggle to become a ‘powerful socialist country’ by the 100th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.

Chinese President Xi Jinping have said that the continued struggle for China in its course for ‘national rejuvenation’ will continue for the next coming decades as China tries to find its rightful place in the world.

Without mentioning United States and the west, state run Xinhua have published the recent speech by President Xi Jinping wherein he have said that the escalating trade war (with United States) and the perception of threat from a rising socialist China by the west would be a constant struggle for China with no foreseeable end in the near future.

The speech, which was published by Xinhua, is reported to have said that any form of attack on the Chinese model of governance will be thwarted and met with antagonism. Xi Jinping have further said that China would wage a struggle and must win against any form of attack that tries to sabotage its security, sovereignty, and its developmental endeavour.

In the recent past, China have been facing both internal as well as external problems ranging from Hong Kong protests that demand for democracy and independence from mainland China as well as an escalating trade war with the United States. China celebrates its 70th anniversary of the founding of People’s Republic of China on October 1.