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Xi urges innovation in 'new military revolution'

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-08-30 19:59

BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for more innovation in the country's military as the world is witnessing a "new military revolution."

"The world's new military revolution has come at the same time as opportunities and challenges for China and we must develop foresight and insight into these development," said Xi while presiding over a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee on Friday.

Xi urged all Party members to be more aware of military issues, defense and military building and military preparedness, and to give more support to the country's national defense and military reforms.

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