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China hosts reception to observe International Anti-Corruption Day

2018-12-06 23:52:26 (Beijing Time)         news.xinhuanet.com

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Yang Xiaodu, a member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, deputy secretary of the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and head of China's National Supervisory Commission addresses a reception for the 15th International Anti-Corruption Day in Beijing, capital of China, Dec. 6, 2018. (Xinhua/Shen Hong)

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- A senior discipline official Thursday called for upholding the authority of the United Nations and the principal role of the U.N. Convention against Corruption in global anti-corruption cooperation.

Yang Xiaodu, deputy secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Commission for Discipline Inspection (CCDI) and head of the National Supervisory Commission, made the remarks at a reception to observe the 15th International Anti-Corruption Day, which falls on Sunday.

Yang also called for advancing full and rigorous governance over the Party and combat against corruption in China.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a written congratulatory message to the event, reaffirming that the U.N. valued and supported international anti-corruption cause.

Representatives from 125 countries and international organizations in China attended the reception.