Celebrations mark 100 years of Chinese Communist Party

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Today, celebrations are unfolding across China to mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

President Xi Jinping spoke earlier today at a ceremony in Tiananmen Square, praising the CCP’s achievements including eradicating poverty, and creating a ‘well-off society’.

However, the validity of these claims is under question from experts as to what the real impact of the CCP has been both nationally and internationally.

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