Xinhua reported that Zhou Yongkang, member of the Politburo Standing Committee and Party Secretary of the Political and Legal Committee, offerred his opinion during the video-conference meeting on December 18, discussing national political and legal work. Zhou stressed three priorities concerning political and legal activities. The three priorities are: the resolution of social conflicts, the innovation of social management, and fair and un-corrupted law enforcement.
Zhou pointed out that China is at a period of economic development and high social conflicts. Thus the task to maintain social stability is very challenging.
Source: Xinhua, December 18, 2009