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Delegates look at paperwork during the opening session of China's annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrive for the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on huge screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is displayed on screens as he delivers a work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress at Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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A delegate from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) speaks to journalists as he and his comrades arrive to the Great Hall of the People to attend the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing, Sunday, March 5, 2017. In a break with past practice, China has provided no exact figure for the defense budget at the opening of its annual legislative session, as National People's Congress spokeswoman Fu Ying on Saturday told reporters the budget would increase by about 7 percent over last year. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang sips from cup as he delivers the work report at the opening session of the annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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From front left, Wang Qishan, Yu Zhengsheng, Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang, and Liu Yunshan stand during the start of the opening session of China's annual National People's Congress in Beijing's Great Hall of the People, Sunday, March 5, 2017. China's top leadership as well as thousands of delegates from around the country are gathered at the Chinese capital for the annual legislature meetings. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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With smoke created by a F18 fighter jet taking off crewmen prepare the next one aboard the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) off the disputed South China Sea Friday, March 3, 2017. The U.S. military took journalists Friday to the carrier on routine patrol off the disputed South China Sea, sending a signal to China and American allies of its resolve to ensure freedom of navigation and overflight in one of the world's security hotspots.(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

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A Chinese paramilitary policeman stands watch near the Great Hall of the People as delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Fu Ying, the spokeswoman for China's National People's Congress, listens to a reporter's question during a press conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Fu said on Saturday that China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Fu Ying, the spokeswoman for China's National People's Congress, speaks during a press conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Fu said on Saturday that China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Fu Ying, right, the spokeswoman for China's National People's Congress, waves as she leaves a press conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Fu said on Saturday that China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Fu Ying, right, the spokeswoman for China's National People's Congress, arrives for a press conference held at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. Fu said on Saturday that China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Soldiers dressed as ushers stand in position as they wait for arriving delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

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Delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

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Delegates from China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) arrive at the Great Hall of the People to attend a plenary session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, Saturday, March 4, 2017. China will raise its defense budget by about 7 percent this year, a government spokeswoman said Saturday, continuing a trend of lowered growth amid a slowing economy. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)