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Military delegates walk towards the Great Hall of the People for a plenary meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, in Beijing in this March 4, 2013 file photo.   REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

Military delegates walk towards the Great Hall of the People for a plenary meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, in Beijing in this March 4, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files

Military delegates walk towards the Great Hall of the People for a plenary meeting of the National People's Congress (NPC), China's parliament, in Beijing in this March 4, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Lee/Files
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Then member of Central Military Commission Xu Caihou attends a meeting in Changchun, Jilin province in this July 14, 2004 file photo.    REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Then member of Central Military Commission Xu Caihou attends a meeting in Changchun, Jilin province in this July 14, 2004 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

Then member of Central Military Commission Xu Caihou attends a meeting in Changchun, Jilin province in this July 14, 2004 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
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China's President Xi Jinping waits before a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this May 6, 2013 file photo.   REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files

China's President Xi Jinping waits before a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing in this May 6, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic/Files

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