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Xi Says China’s Corruption Still Severe and Complicated

Pedestrians pass buildings in Beijing.
Pedestrians pass buildings in Beijing.Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Chinese President Xi Jinping said corruption in the country remains severe and complicated even though progress has been made in the battle against graft.

The “stubbornness and danger” of corruption cannot be underestimated, CCTV cited Xi as saying. He was speaking at a group study session of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee on Friday.