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This week we recommend reading through the full text of Xi's May 18th address to the opening of the 73rd World Health Assembly : 习近平在第73届世界卫生大会视频会议开幕式上的致辞（全文). You can also read the English text for comparison.
In his speech, Xi declared that China "对全球公共卫生事业尽责." He also proposed measures for a unified COVID-19 response, ultimately trying to position China as a hero in the battle against coronavirus.
As a bonus reading, you can also check out theNYT 中文版 assessment of Xi's remarks set to the backdrop of US-China relations:
"世界卫生组织(World Health Organization)周一召开的会议本应为全球抗击新冠病毒大流行指明道路，却变成了中美两国在这个病毒问题上不断升级的紧张关系的展示。"
Emily Feng writes for NPR: "Memory is central to Fang Fang's diary. So is making sense of the complete absence of things: of life as we knew it; of any and all economic activity. Like tens of millions of other readers, I read Fang Fang in the monotony of self-isolation, looking for a common understanding of how the pandemic had changed the country we were living in — China."
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