Following is the full text of the speech given by Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War.
Chinese PresidentXi Jinping said Thursday that all countries should draw lessons from the history of World War II and stick to peaceful development.
China concluded its high-profile V-Day parade at about 11:40 a.m. Thursday, with about 70,000 white doves and 70,000 balloons released into the sky over Tian'anmen Square in central Beijing.
The largest ever People's Liberation Army (PLA) guards of honor formation marched past Tian'anmen Square Thursday morning in a military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
A black open-roof limousine carrying Chinese President Xi Jinping drove along Chang'an Avenue in central Beijing amid the army song of the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
"It's an opportunity to manifest a country's force but also to show that it's not bellicose. In this parade, China will demonstrate the progress it has made, and its strategy of peaceful development. In a world of uncertainties, China's vision of building a multi-polar peaceful world is very important," former French Prime Minister Jean-Pierre Raffarin said.
About 12,000 servicemen and women, World War II veterans and their families assembled around Beijing's Tian'anmen Square Thursday morning, ready for the V-Day parade.
China's grand military parade on Thursday, the country's first to celebrate the victory of World War II (WWII), will serve as a vivid reminder of China's irreplaceable contributions in the war and its inspiration to protect peace.
Chinese troops won their war against Japanese aggression 70 years ago after fighting against one of the most technologically advanced powers of the time.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will deliver a speech Thursday morning before the V-Day military parade as part of China's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.
China's V-Day parade in Beijing to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II (WWII) will shed light on history and pave the way for peace and reconciliation in Asia, statesmen and experts say.
Hong Kong's Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying will lead a delegation to Beijing on Wednesday to attend the commemorative activities of the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Chinese People's War of Resistance against Japanese Aggression and the World Anti-Fascist War to be held on the following day, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government news website said here on Tuesday.
Foreign national guards are looking forward to China's V-Day parade to be held on Sep. 3 in Beijing, which is the country's first to invite foreign armies to participate in a military parade.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Friday he will visit China and Vietnam to participate in the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of China's victory against Japanese aggression and to sign new economic deals.
Floral and lighting decorations at Beijing's downtown Tian'anmen Square have been completed ahead of the celebration for the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII.
An anti-terrorist formation consisting of 18 armored police vehicles will be showcased in the military parade on Sept. 3 in Beijing, military sources revealed on Friday.
Lien Chan, former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan's ruling party, will attend celebration events in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II and the victory of the war of China's resistance againstJapan.
China will showcase a novel model of bomber aircraft in the military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3, according to military sources.
The media center for the Sept. 3 military parade opened on Thursday at the Media Center Hotel of Beijing.
Fiji's troops that will be part of China's V-Day parade as well as the Pacific island country's high- ranking military officials invited to observe the parade are looking forward to the historic event, a senior Fijian military official said Thursday.
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China's Ministry of Public Security has urged police nationwide to strengthen checks to avoid accidents in traffic and fire in a bid to safeguard the upcoming V-day ceremony.
China on Tuesday released details about the upcoming military parade, lifting the lid on the previously-hushed list of invited world leaders and guests.
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Nearly 1,000 foreign troops from 17 countries will participate in China's military parade on Sept. 3 in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II victory, a military official said on Friday.
An official announced on Tuesday that 30 heads of state will attend China's V-Day celebrations on Sept. 3, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and ROK President Park Geun-hye.
The media center for the Sept. 3 military parade will open on Aug. 27 at the Media Center Hotel of Beijing.
China held a large-scale rehearsal for the Sept. 3 military parade from Saturday evening to Sunday morning in Tian'anmen Square and along the Chang'an Avenue in downtown Beijing.
New technologies have helped Chinese armed forces to better prepare for the Sept. 3 parade, which will be attended by more than 10,000 military personnel and showcase the latest weaponry.
As China's Sept. 3 military parade commemorating the end of World War II (WWII) nears, foreign troops accepting Beijing's invitation to take part in the event all expressed their sense of honor.
About 84 percent of armaments to be displayed in the Sept. 3 military parade have never been viewed by the public, said a senior military officer on Friday.The Army, Navy, Air Force, Second Artillery Force and Armed Police will debut new weapons and equipment, said Qu Rui, deputy director of the Office of the Parade Leading Team and Deputy Chief of the Operations Department of the General Staff Headquarters.
China's strategic missile force, the Second Artillery Forces (SAC) will display seven types of missiles in the military parade on Sept. 3, Xinhua learned from military sources.
More than ten foreign armies will march in China's WWII memorial parade scheduled on Sept. 3 in Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory of China's resistance against Japan and the world anti-Fascist war, a military official said Friday.
Veterans who fought in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression will appear in the military parade to be held in Beijing on Sept. 3, organizers said Friday.
Chinese soldiers and military officers have been sweating over the upcoming high-profile parade in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II for the last three months as they prepare for the show on Sept. 3.
Chinese troops will not put a step out of time thanks to Beidou's highly accurate navigational systems, which have been used during training for the World War II military parade.
Beijing on Thursday published an open letter thanking citizens for their understanding about traffic control measures for the upcoming World War II anniversary parade.
Parterre in the shape of the Great Wall will adorn the sidewalks along Tian'anmen Square, the site of a military parade that will be attended by Chinese and foreign troops next month.
Beijing will shut down roads and close metro stations for night rehearsals of a parade to mark the 70th anniversary of victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, schedule on Sept. 3.
Central Military Commission (CMC) Vice-Chairman Fan Changlong called for remembering wartime history and maintaining a stronger army to safeguard state sovereignty, security and development interests in Monday's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily.
The government has made public a logo for commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression and the World War II.
Scholars on Tuesday used historical facts and figures to show China's great loss of life and property in the Anti-Japanese War and stress the country's anti-fascist role in WWII.
China's top military newspaper, the PLA Daily, called for a stronger army in a strongly worded article commemorating the 69th Anniversary of China's victory in the Anti-Japanese War.
Beijing will display 2.8 million flower pots in preparation for the 70th anniversary of victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression.
Beijing will tighten parcel mail security as the city counts down to the Sept. 3 military parade commemorating World War II victory, the State Post Bureau (SPB) said in a statement on Sunday.
China and the United States, which fought the Fascists together 70 years ago, should carry on the legacy of cooperation and friendship forged in the World War II, said Nell Calloway, granddaughter of "Flying Tigers" commander Gen. Claire Chennault.
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