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China's Communist Party skips military parade for centennial

Surprise move comes as tensions with the West rise

Xi Jinping held his first military parade as China's president in Tiananmen Square in September 2015. (Photo by Takaki Kashiwabara)

BEIJING -- The ruling Communist Party will not hold the expected military parade for its centennial this summer, apparently aiming not to further fuel already-smoldering international tensions.

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