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    China will cut the national military forces by 300,000 troops, country's President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) – The number of Chinese troops will be cut by 300,000 China’s President Xi Jinping announced on Thursday.

    Speaking at the military parade in Beijing, Xi Jinping said that China plans to follow the path of peaceful development and is against hegemony and expansion.

    According to various estimates, the Chinese military includes about 2.3 million servicemen.


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