Spirit that won war is treasure: Xi

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BEIJING: The spirit of the war against Japanese aggression is a precious spiritual treasure that will always motivate the Chinese people to overcome all kinds of difficulties and obstacles and strive to realize the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation, President Xi Jinping said at a symposium in Beijing on Thursday commemorating the 75th anniversary of victory in the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
Chinese leaders led by Xi Jinping on Thursday morning attended a commemoration in Beijing for the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
The event was held at the Museum of the War of Chinese People’s Resistance Against Japanese Aggression near Lugou Bridge, also known as Marco Polo Bridge, in the western suburb of Beijing.
The commemoration started at 10 am. All participants sang the national anthem and then paid a silent tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the war.
After the mourning, 14 honor guards laid seven flower baskets, with characters “Eternal Glory to Martyrs Who Died in Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression” on their red ribbons, in the entrance hall of the museum.
Xi and other leaders ascended the steps and stopped in front of the flower baskets.
Xi straightened the ribbons on a basket.
Then, other senior officials and representatives from all walks of life presented bouquets of flowers to martyrs.
– The Daily Mail-China Daily News exchange item