Xi, who is head of the party and leader of the world's largest armed forces also said China had restored order in สล็อต ฝาก-ถอน true wallet Hong Kong following antigovernment protests in the semi-autonomous city in 2019 and reiterated Beijing's determination to bring self-governing Taiwan under its control. He received the biggest applause, however, when he described the party as the force that had restored China's dignity and turned it into the world's second largest economy since taking power amid civil war in 1949. “The Chinese people are a people with a strong sense of pride and self-confidence,” Xi said. “We have never bullied, oppressed or enslaved the people of another nation, not in the past, during the present or in the future. " “At the same time, the Chinese people will absolutely not allow any foreign force to bully, oppress or enslave us and anyone who attempts to do so will face broken heads and bloodshed in front of the iron Great Wall of the 1.4 billion Chinese people, ” Xi said. Xi's comments come as China is enmeshed in a deepening rivalry with the United States for global power status and has clashed with India along their disputed border. China also claims unpopulated islands held by Japan and almost the entire South China Sea, and it threatens to invade Taiwan, with which the U.S. has boosted relations and military sales. Beijing also faces criticism that it is guilty of abusing its power at home, including detaining more than 1 million Uyghurs and and other Muslim minorities for political reeducation in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, and for imprisoning or intimidating into silence those it sees as potential opponents. from Tibet to Hong Kong.