"It is a major decision made by the CPC Central Committee and a major strategy concerning overall national development to promote the development of the Yangtze River economic belt," Xi said.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) is ready to hold its 19th National Congress this month, when new guidelines will be issued to further develop socialism with Chinese characteristics.
China will host the Ninth BRICS Summit in September in Xiamen.
The PLA has the confidence and capability to defeat all invading enemies and safeguard China's national sovereignty, security and development interests
Xi will pay state visits to Russia and Germany from July 3 to 6, and attend the 12th G20 summit in Hamburg on July 7 and 8.
WIC2017, the highest standard and first international AI convention in China, serves as a cooperation and exchange platform for global experts and officials, industry giants and entrepreneurs.
From June 7 to 10, Xi will pay a state visit to Kazakhstan, attend the 17th meeting of the SCO Council of Heads of State and the opening ceremony of the World Expo in Astana.
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China is firmly opposed to the deployment and strongly urges the US and ROK to halt the process.