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Watch President Xi Jinping Address the United Nations General Assembly

Expect China’s leader to focus on some of Beijing’s favorite ideas in international relations: development, counterterrorism, peacekeeping, and climate change.

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At roughly 11:30 a.m. this morning, Xi Jinping will make his first address as China’s president to the United Nations General Assembly.

A week ago, on Sept. 21, China’s Foreign Ministry helpfully released a position paper, marking the 70th anniversary of the U.N., which could be a preview of Xi’s speech: Expect China’s leader, like the position paper, to focus on some of Beijing’s favorite ideas in international relations — development, counterterrorism (Beijing faces a worrying insurgency in its restive northwest region of Xinjiang), peacekeeping, and climate change.

Watch it live here.

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