On July 24, the Deputy Chairman of Central Military Committee, Xu Caihou, stressed continuing to improve the level of the party’s development in the military. Xu said the Chinese army is created by the CCP. Upholding the party’s absolute leadership over the military is the fundamental principle and eternal spirit of the PLA. The party development in the military should resolutely follow Hu Jintao’s instructions. Xu made this statement at the Conference on Party Development in the Military.
Source: Xinhua, July 25, 2010