China: Beijing vows to take 'bigger role' in world peace ahead of National Congress

December 13, 2017

published: 2017-10-17 17:14:47China is aiming to assume greater responsibility in world affairs, said the Spokesperson for the 19th National Congress, Tuo Zhen, during a press conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Tuesday, ahead of the once every-five-years meeting of the Communist Party of China.

The 19th edition of the National Congress of the CPC is set to begin in Beijing on October 18th, and will run for seven days. The congress is expected to confirm a second five-year term for Xi Jinping, who has been in front of the governing body since 2012.