China can win battle against coronavirus, says President Xi

Chinese President Xi Jinping

China can “win the battle” against the virus epidemic that has infected over 1,200 people across the country, President Xi Jinping said Saturday, in his second public comments on the crisis.

“As long as we have steadfast confidence, work together, scientific prevention and cures, and precise policies, we will definitely be able to win the battle.

“President Xi told a meeting of the elite Politburo Standing Committee, according to official news agency Xinhua.