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92-year-old Jiang Zemin makes rare appearance at Li Peng funeral

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Former Chinese Premier Li Peng, left, and former President Jiang Zemin appear at the closing session of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing in 2017. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

BEIJING -- Former Chinese President Jiang Zemin was among the Communist Party leaders attending Monday's funeral for Li Peng, the premier during the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown who died last week at age 90.

The official Chinese Central Television showed the 92-year-old Jiang being ushered into the Babaoshan Revolutionary Cemetery by two helpers. The ex-premier was cremated there.

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