Ending extreme poverty has been a key initiative of the Chinese president since he came to power in 2012.
Almost a decade later, Xi Jinping says his country has achieved the 'miracle that would go down in history'.
His government says that over an eight-year period, nearly 100 million people have been lifted out of destitution.
But critics are questioning China's bar for measuring poverty and the sustainability of the project.
There's also been controversy around the timing of the announcement.
The country says it has been victorious over coronavirus and......
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