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Xi Jinping Repeatedly Coughs During Speech

2020-10-16 00:35
[STORY TITLE] XI JINPING REPEATEDLY COUGHS DURING SPEECH [tiff] TAKE VO Victoria SE fact checked by Grace VE 深圳特区大会 习近平讲话4次咳嗽且3次停顿https://www.epochtimes.com/gb/20/10/14/n12474500.htm Now we turn to Chinese Communist Party head Xi Jinping, and a recent speech that's causing a stir online. But his words weren't what drew attention. Xi spoke during a 40th anniversary celebration on Wednesday. Marking the establishment of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone in Southern China. ((深圳經濟特區建立40周年慶祝大會)) His remarks lasted for about an hour. But during the last 8 minutes, he coughed 4 times. As soon as Xi started coughing, the Communist Party’s media mouthpiece, CCTV, immediately cut away from the podium. Instead of keeping cameras trained on Xi, TV coverage opted to show shots of the audience. But even though it wasn't seen... sounds of his coughing, and drinking from a cup of water could still be heard clearly. The incident comes amid a sensitive social climate in China. Where many remain concerned about the potential for resurging virus outbreaks. 在倒数7分多钟时,习近平突然多次咳嗽,持续时间甚久,引起台下不少与会者注意,央视为此连忙切入会场画面。但剩下的时间内,习近平的咳嗽并未缓解,且频频喝水。 深圳特区大会 习近平讲话4次咳嗽且3次停顿https://www.epochtimes.com/gb/20/10/14/n12474500.htm