Xi Jinping inspects fleet in China’s largest ever naval review

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Xi Jinping inspects naval fleet in China's largest ever naval reviewPhoto from Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the importance of building a powerful navy as he reviewed a naval fleet in the South China Sea.

It’s the largest Chinese fleet ever assembled, and it held military drills off Hainan province.

CGTN’s Paulo Montecillo reports on Xi’s push to modernize the Chinese navy.

Brendan Mulvaney explains China’s expanding naval force

CGTN’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Brendan Mulvaney, the director of the China Aerospace Studies Institute for the U.S. Air Force. Mulvaney explained how Chinese President Xi Jinping is making a statement with the latest Chiense naval drills.