China party chief appeals for unity after purge – Benjamin Kang Lim
Hu made the call on Sunday in his first joint public appearance with Jiang since the September 24 dismissal of Chen Liangyu as party boss of Shanghai — Jiang’s political stronghold — in a continuing crackdown on corruption.
“We should resolutely maintain and strengthen solidarity of the whole party,” Hu told a gathering at Beijing’s Great Hall of the People marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the epic Long March by Mao Zedong‘s Communist forces during China’s long civil war. [Full Text]
See article:”China marks 70th anniversary of Long March” from Xinhua.
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