Xi orders armed police to uphold CPC’s absolute leadership

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday ordered the armed police force to uphold the absolute leadership of the Communist Party of China (CPC).

Xi, also general secretary of the CPC Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), made the remarks at a ceremony by the CMC to confer a flag on the armed police force.

At the ceremony, Xi conferred the flag on Commander Wang Ning and Political Commissar Zhu Shengling of the armed police.