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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers his opening speech at the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference in Boao in south China's Hainan province, on Tuesday. Li Xueren/AP hide caption

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands in Beijing, in this photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency in Beijing. Kim was making his first known trip to a foreign country since he took power in 2011. Ju Peng/AP hide caption

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Kim Jong Un Talks Nukes On Secret Trip To China

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Kim Jong Un Visits China In First Known Departure From North Korea Since 2011

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A worker loads building material on a cart outside a construction site at the Central Business District in Beijing. China's top economic planner expressed confidence this month that stronger consumer spending will help the economy grow. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Some Economists See A Plus Side In Eliminating Term Limits For China's Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping casts his vote for an amendment to China's constitution that abolishes term limits on the presidency, during a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Sunday. Andy Wong/AP hide caption

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Why Abolishing China's Presidential Term Limits Is Such A Big Deal

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U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People on Sept. 30 in Beijing, China. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images hide caption

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

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China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (center), Afghanistan's Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani (left) and Pakistan's Foreign Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif (right) speak after the first China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers' Dialogue in Beijing on Dec. 26. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Emboldened By A Strengthening Economy, China Flexes Its Diplomatic Muscles

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China's President Xi Jinping speaks during a business leaders' event with President Trump in Beijing on Thursday. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife, Peng Liyuan, hosted President Trump and first lady Melania Trump during a tour of the Forbidden City in Beijing on Wednesday at the start of the third leg of Trump's Asian tour. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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China Lavishes Red-Carpet Treatment On Trump As He Arrives For Talks With Xi Jinping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening ceremony of the 19th Party Congress held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing last week. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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What Motivates Chinese President Xi Jinping's Anti-Corruption Drive?

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Applause rained down for China's President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, as the Communist Party of China adopted his "thought." Xi (bottom center) was flanked by former presidents (from left) Hu Jintao and Jiang Zemin, along with Premier Li Keqiang. Qilai Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Yu Zu'en stands in front of one of the few wall decorations in his new, government-issued apartment: a poster of China's leaders. The 84-year-old veteran lost his right eye fighting the Americans in Korea in 1951. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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Xi Jinping's War On Poverty Moves Millions Of Chinese Off The Farm

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Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks Wednesday at the opening session of the 19th national congress of China's ruling Communist Party at The Great Hall Of The People in Beijing. The congress takes place every five years. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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China's President Xi Jinping gives a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party Congress on Wednesday. Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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