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Xi says China adheres to socialist path in rule of law

Updated: 2014-10-28 18:59

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping said China will unswervingly follow the path of the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics on Tuesday.

Xi said the path, which embodies the achievements and experience in building socialist rule of law, is the only right course.

Xi made the remarks in a statement explaining the decisions of the fourth plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party Of China (CPC), which was released on Tuesday. The meeting was held in Beijing from Oct. 20-23.

The meeting decided to advance the rule of law and the overall target is to form a system serving "the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics" and build a country under "the socialist rule of law."

According to the decisions, under the leadership of the CPC, China will adhere to the socialist system with Chinese characteristics while striving for a complete law system, effective enforcement of rule of law and strict supervision of the rule of law.

The decisions on "major issues concerning comprehensively advancing rule of law" also said China aims to build a law-abiding government and a law-abiding society.

Xi said while advancing the rule of law, all the work must be done with the focus on forming a system serving the socialist rule of law with Chinese characteristics.

He said realizing the overall target of advancing the rule of law is conducive not only to updating state governance but also to deepening reform.

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