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At UN, Xi spotlights Chinese role in building postwar order

NEW YORK -- Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed his country's contributions to the victory against fascism in World War II in a speech at the United Nations on Monday, making a case for China's leadership in the international order.

    China "made a national sacrifice of more than 35 million casualties" in its fight against Japanese militarism, Xi told the U.N. General Assembly here.

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