Monday, 23. July 2018

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  1. China's New Era and What it Means.

    The Communist Party has recently published a new pamphlet on the subject of China (see below), and its General Secretary, Rob Griffiths, who will be the main speaker at our meeting has just returned from a meeting in Shenzhen to mark 'The Historical Contribution of Karl Marx and the Contemporary Significance of Marxism', which was attended by 70 Communist parties from 50 countries.

  2. The Communist Party of the Philippines joins various groups in calling on the broad democratic sectors across the country to extend all possible moral, political and material support to the thousands of Lumad evacuees who have sought safe haven in Barangay Diatagon, Lianga, Surigao del Sur, amid the heightening siege by the fascist troops in the area.

    The post Extend all-out support to Lianga exodus amid AFP siege appeared first on NDFP.

  3. Mabilis na lumalawak ang nagkakaisang prenteng magwawakas sa papet, pasista at pahirap na rehimen ni Rodrigo Duterte. Dahil sa walang patumangga niyang mga pang-aatake, halos lahat na ng demokratikong sektor ay kumikilos laban sa kanyang paghahari.

    The post Paigtingin ang laban sa rehimeng US-Duterte appeared first on NDFP.

  4. The claim of National Security Adviser (NSA) Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., that Prof. Jose Maria Sison is seriously ill is false. Prof. Sison is very well and has fully recovered from his arthritis last year.

    The post NSA Hermogenes Esperon, Jr., is an active purveyor of fake news appeared first on NDFP.

  5. WE do not dare to speak for the Party of the European Left (EL), nor is it our duty to, but some elements of the Latin American experience could be very valid for Europe

  6. The final day of the 24th Annual Meeting of the São Paulo Forum (FSP) in Havana began with a special plenary devoted to the thought of the historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro

  7. The delegates of the 3rd TUI Metal and Mining gathered at Cairo, Egypt, continue their debates and planificatión of their action in the Metal Sector for the years to come. The made important inputs concerning the problems that Metal Branch workers are faced with and underlined the necessity for an even more intense coordination of class-oriented forces.
  8. Nagdiriwang ang rebolusyonaryong mamamayan ng Quezon matapos maparusahan ng isparo yunit ng Apolonio Mendoza Command-NPA-Quezon sina Efren Aguila at alyas Gary Perez, mga notoryus na asset ng Armed Forces of the Phillipines sa magkahiwalay na operasyon sa Bondoc Peninsula, kahapon, Hulyo 19.

    The post Babala sa mga impormer ng AFP at PNP appeared first on NDFP.

  9. The NDFP-Mindoro has slammed the government for allegedly disregarding three decades of the peace process after President Duterte refused to continue peace negotiations with leaders of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).

    The post NDFP-Mindoro rejects localized peace talks appeared first on NDFP.

  10. Nakliyat-İş organized a protest action against EURODRIP-RVULIS Company in Turkey which violates the basic union rights in several parts of the world. The protest was organized in Levent Maya Center, in front of the building in which a branch of this company exists. After the action Nakliyat-İş representatives, headed by the President of the union Ali Rıza Küçükosmanoğlu delivered a file protesting their anti-worker practices to the company managers.
  11. Like a fool on a hill, President Duterte will be talking to himself in his government's much-vaunted localized peace talks with the NPA.

    The post Duterte’s localized peace talks are maneuvers for unconditional surrender appeared first on NDFP.

  12. The World Federation of Trade Unions, which is the militant voice of more than 92 million workers in the five continents, conveys its internationalist solidarity with the workers and the people of Palestine and denounces the new aggressive measures of Israel that put even more pressure to the people of Palestine. These measures include the suspension of the carrying of fuel and gas to the Gaza Strip from “Kerem Shalom” border crossing, as well as the further restriction of the access of Palestinian fishermen to the fishing zone of their region. After the recent inauguration of the US Embassy in Jerusalem, and the murder of more than 130 Palestinian people and the injuring of thousands of others by the Israeli army, the state of Israel escalates its aggression in the framework...
  13. Delegates from all countries of every corner of the world meet in the Egyptian capital to discuss and plan democratically, in an organized and class-oriented manner the next steps of metal sector unions in every corner of the globe. During the opening ceremony, the Vice President of the WFTU, Valentin Pacho, delivered a speech, reiterating the vision and the class actions of the WFTU family. The other speakers, Khaled el Feki, President of the Egyptian Metal Federation, Pradip Das, President of the UIS and Francisco Sousa, Secretary General of the TUI, pointed out the need for class organization of miners and metallurgists from all continents as a pivotal deed. (See pictures below)
  14. Deputies of the National Assembly of People’s Power, working in ten standing committees, yesterday July 18, began their individual study of the first draft of the proposed new Constitution

  15. On Wednesday evening, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, bid the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, farewell at Havana’s José Martí International Airport

  16. The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) extends its solidarity with the thousands of minority people in Lianga, Surigao del Sur who were forced to leave their homes last July 16 after being subjected to more than a month of nonstop harassment and abuses by combat troops of the AFP’s 75th IB.

    The post AFP infestation of barangays forcing thousands of people to flee appeared first on NDFP.

  17. The battle-ready and determined counter-attacks of the New People’s Army (NPA)-Front 8 effectively defeated the lightning strike of more than 300 forces of the 3rd SFB and 401st Bde under the command of Brig. Gen. Centino against the Red fighters in the mountains of Brgy. Mt. Carmel, Bayugan, Agusan del Sur last July 5 until July 11, 2018.

    The post Failed strike operation of the 3rd SFB and 401st IBPA against the NPA in Bayugan, Agusan del Sur appeared first on NDFP.

  18. To greet the third State of the Nation Address (SONA) of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on July 23, 2018, the NPA-NEMR launched 21 military actions since July 5 until July 12, 2018. More than 27 soldiers were killed and many more wounded from the forces of the 3rd SFB, 29th IB, 36th IB, CAFGU and paramilitary.

    The post Series of 21 tactical offensives launched by the NPA-NEMR within a week against the tyrannical AFP and US-Duterte regime appeared first on NDFP.

  19. An eminent university professor reviews Cuba’s constitutional history and fundamental principles guiding the current process of reform

  20. A WFTU delegation, presided by its Vice-president, V. Pacho visited the ETUF Central Offices in Cairo, Egypt, in the framework of the 3rd TUI Metal and Mining Congress to be held in the two days to come in Egypt. The discussion was held in a fraternal spirit where the ETUF leader, M. Ghebaly and V. Pacho exchanged views on topical issues of the world class-oriented trade union movement and about the further collaboration of the two organisations.
  21. Ang inilalakong lokalisadong usapang pangkapayapaan ng rehimeng US-Duterte at mga mapandigmang heneral ng AFP at PNP ay isang pangangarap ng gising at hindi kailanman magaganap.

    The post Walang magaganap na localized peace talks sa Timog Katagalugan! appeared first on NDFP.

  22. After reaching a bilateral agreement, the U.S. lashed out, imposing new tariffs on Chinese imports

  23. During the closing session of the Sao Paolo Forum yesterday, an international campaign to demand “Freedom for Lula now” was launched, with a worldwide twitter effort planned for this coming August

  24. A high level delegation from VGCL-Vietnam, headed by Nguyen Thi Thu Hong, VGCL Vice-President and composed by Vu Minh Son, President of the Federation of Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, by Phan Phuong Hanh, Vice-President of the Public Services General Federation and by Le Thi Kim Dao, interpreter, visited the WFTU Central Offices in Athens, Greece and met with a WFTU delegation headed by the WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos. During the bilateral meeting the delegations discussed about the situation of the workers’ movement in Vietnam and in the region and the future joint activities of WFTU and VGCL. Both delegations underlined the long lasting comradely connection between WFTU and VGCL and the importance of the strengthening of cooperation between the VGCL Public...
  25. Today, July 18, 2018 a meeting between the President of the Democratic Confederation of Autonomous Trade Unions (CDSA) of Gabon, Aloise Mbou Mbine, and the General Secretary of the WFTU, George Mavrikos, took place at the WFTU Central Offices in Athens, Greece. During the meeting the two sides discussed the situation of workers in the African countries, as well as the upcoming WFTU initiatives for the strengthening of the class oriented trade union movement in Gabon and wider region.
  26. Full text of speech by Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, presented July 14, during the closing of the Union of Cuban Journalists 10th Congress

  27. A special plenary session entitled “For the Unity and Integration of Latin America and the Caribbean,” central theme of the 24th Meeting of the São Paulo Forum, focused the debates of the second day of this annual space for political coordination

  28. The phenomenon of migration has become a nightmare for European nations

  29. The Communist Party of Canada condemns Prime Minister Trudeau’s announcement at the NATO summit this past week that Canada will lead a new NATO mission in Iraq and expand its military role in Latvia. Canada must immediately withdraw from NATO, cut military spending and bring Canadian troops home. While the US government continued to push [...]
  30. The XXIV annual meeting of the Sao Paulo Forum (FSP) began yesterday in Havana, with the participation of 400 delegates from member parties and guests

  31. Today, July 16th the WFTU Legal Committee meeting started its works in Athens under the slogan “Justice in the Service of the International Working Class Interests”. Twenty lawyers form all the five continents of the world are gathered in Athens and discussing about the strengthening of the class struggle and the contribution of the militant lawyers in this cause. The keynote speech was addressed by Janaka Adikari, member of the WFTU Presidential Council. In the meeting the WFTU leadership is represented by the WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos and the WFTU Vice-President Valentin Pacho.
  32. Since April 2018 Daniel Ortega’s Sandinista government in Nicaragua has been facing a growing wave of civil insurgency – very similar to that seen in Venezuela in 2016 and 2017.  It follows two years’ preparations for economic warfare by the US.

  33. Addressing the Communist Party's political committee on Thursday evening, Alex Gordon recalled the words of Bolshevik revolutionary VI Lenin: 'There are decades where nothing happens and there are weeks where decades happen'.

    In just one week, Prime Minister Theresa May had met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, moved against the Eurosceptics in her own party and precipitated what could prove to be a fatal spate of resignations from the Tory Cabinet.

  34. On the eve of another Independence Day celebration in the United States, July 3 1898, underway in Santiago was the final naval battle leading to the end of Spanish colonialism in Cuba

  35. The World Federation of Trade Unions extents its internationalist solidarity to the teachers and employees of the private educational institutions in Bangladesh, who are asking for their inclusion in the Monthly Payment Order System (MPO) of the Government. The private schools teachers and employees have been protesting since June 10th, 2018 and they have also started a hunger strike since the beginning of July in front of the National Press Club Dhaka, the Capital City of Bangladesh, until their demands are fulfilled. Nearly 80,000 teachers of 5,000 Non-government school are now outside the scope of the MPO system, although the government of Bangladesh has assured to fulfill their demand last January. On the behalf of its 92 million members in 126 countries in the 5 continents, the WFTU...
  36. The President of the Councils of State and Ministers, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, made a working visit to the province of Matanzas

  37. The global sports industry’s income exceeds the GDP of entire nations, and continues to foster inequality

  38. It’s becoming clearer by the day.  Communists believe that securing full social equality rights for LGBTIQ2S communities in Canada is part of a wider global movement to advance human rights by building socialism. The past year has seen some progressive steps and several setbacks. A glance at the latest State-Sponsored Homophobia Report gives a sobering picture of a backward [...]
  39. There have been decided and discussed the activities of the class-oriented forces for the empowerment of the workers’ rights against the Social Agreement signed by the bourgeoisie and the reformist unions’ leaderships. The debates and the works of the meeting concluded with important derivations for the strengthening and coordination of the class union movement in the Spanish State.
  40. The Labour Party (EMEP) Executive Board (GYK) assessed the results of the June 24th elections. During the two-day meetings, the election process, the election day, and the events that followed were discussed in detail. EMEP published a statement after the discussion “Erdoğan and the Presidential Alliance evaluated the victory of the elections as an “advantage”
  41.  A YEAR on from Labour’s 'extraordinary' progress at the general election more needs to be done to build a socialist mass movement to sweep Jeremy Corbyn into office, the Communist Party said at the weekend.

    The CP executive committee welcomed the marches for a new deal for workers on May 12 and for the NHS’s 70th birthday last Saturday, but cautioned that parliamentary revolts Labour MPs opposed to Mr Corbyn’s leadership had confused the party’s stance on leaving the European Union, potentially alienating working-class voters.

  42. The elections on 24 June took place under conditions of OHAL (State of Emergency), inequality, media monopoly and the oppressive, polarising political discourse of the government. Therefore, Erdoğan’s declaration of a “celebration of democracy” – which he based on high participation – does not reflect reality. You cannot claim that the election was just or
  43. The Communist Party of Canada calls on the Trudeau government and Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen to end meetings with U.S. counterparts discussing expanding and continuing the xenophobic “Safe Third Country Agreement” and instead immediately withdraw from the agreement. Minister Hussen, over the last two months, has been trying to reach a new [...]
  44. Le Parti communiste du Canada appelle le gouvernement Trudeau et le ministre de l’Immigration, des Réfugiés et de la Citoyenneté, Ahmed Hussen, à mettre fin aux discussions avec leurs homologues américains à propos de l’élargissement et de la continuation de l’accord xénophobe sur les tiers pays sûrs, et plutôt de s’en retirer immédiatement. Au cours [...]
  45. The Communist Party of Canada welcomes the June 12 agreement between Presidents Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump, as an important step towards removing the threat of a new and potentially catastrophic war in the Korean Peninsula. But while we express our optimism, we know that powerful voices within the imperialist camp still seek to prolong [...]
  46. 'The Tory government is a divided shambles over Brexit and would be finished off by a large, solid group of left-wing MPs', Liz Payne told the Communist Party's political committee on Wednesday evening.

    She was reporting after a visit to the Westminster parliament, where she had taken Palestine Peace and Solidarity Council chair Aqel Taqaz to witness Prime Minister's question time.

  47. What is the EU Withdrawal Bill?

    The Withdrawal Bill aims to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and thus implement the decision of the June 2016 referendum for Britain to leave the EU. Therefore, it upholds the sovereignty of the people, while ending the sovereignty of EU treaties, directives and institutions over the Westminster parliament.

  48. The US government has held Canada hostage to its unilateral and one-sided trade policies for long enough, said Communist Party leader Liz Rowley responding to the US trade tariffs slapped on Canadian steel and aluminum May 31st. “It’s time to get out of a one-sided trading relationship where the US coughs and Canada gets pneumonia,” [...]
  49. Original article published by Mi Xingang,, May 30, 2018

    Rather than being strictly a dogma, Marxism is applicable to real life conditions and is itself evolving, said Robert Griffiths, general secretary of the Communist Party of Britain. He spoke during an interview while attending a workshop entitled "Marxism of the 21st Century and the future for world socialism," hosted by the International Department of the CPC Central Committee in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, on May 28.

  50. The Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada joins with other progressive and democratic movements in condemning the G7 Summit being held June 8-9 at La Malbaie, an isolated location far from Quebec City. The G7 Summits are not an opportunity for open debates about economic and social policy. These events are an [...]
  51. Le comité exécutif central du Parti communiste du Canada se joint aux autres mouvements progressistes et démocratiques pour condamner le sommet du G7 qui se tient les 8 et 9 juin à la Malbaie, un endroit isolé, loin de la ville de Québec. Les sommets du G7 ne sont pas une opportunité de tenir des [...]
  52. The federal Liberal government’s $4.5 billion purchase of the TransMountain pipeline expansion project is a bonanza for Kinder Morgan shareholders, but a disaster for Indigenous peoples, the environment, and communities along the pipeline route. The Communist Party of Canada calls on Parliament to reject this dangerous sellout, and instead to move away from reliance on [...]
  53. Communist Party members who were delegates at the 2018 UCU Congress consider that developments at the Congress place the future of the union at risk.

    We recognise that legitimate concerns have been raised about the conduct of the leadership in the current USS dispute and wider issues of union democracy. Congress is the forum to debate these issues, including holding elected officials to account.

  54. The Communist Party of Canada condemns the statement issued by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in which she states that “the elections in Venezuela are illegitimate and anti-democratic” and that “Canada rejects the Venezuelan electoral process – and its results” and will institute further pressure and interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs. Freeland’s statements, on behalf [...]
  55. Turkey entered a hurried election period with a decision from the Presidential Alliance. Despite repeated protests since the beginning of OHAL (state of emergency) against antidemocratic conditions, Erdoğan ve Bahçeli took the erroneous decision of going to an election. This is a demonstration of how uninterested they are in a democratic election process and a
  56. “In the early hours of Saturday, 14th April, the US, British and French warplanes and missiles hit Syria. These attacks had no justification. Imperialist powers once again attacked another country without presenting any concrete evidence, as was the case in Iraq. These imperialist aggressors claim to represent the international community and state that they punish
  57. As the Labour Youth, we are calling the youth of Turkey to unite against these war policies and join the struggle for peace and an independent, democratic, secular country! AKP government had been trying to convince the people for operation to Afrin in the name of a nationalist foreign policy, and the operation has started
  58. As the Labour Party (EMEP), we call on the peoples of Turkey and workers of all nationalities to demand an ‘END’ to the Afrin operation, which pushes the country into a ring of fire for the interests of the government The Afrin Operation, started Saturday following long preparations, is celebrated by the government and its
  59. امریکی سامراج کے صدر رونلڈ ٹرمپ کے نام کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان کا خصوصی پیغام آپ نے آج اپنی ٹوئٹ میں کہا ہے کہ پچھلے پندرہ سالوں میں ہمارے حکمرانوں نے جن میں جنرل پرویز مشرف, آصف علی زرداری اور سابق وزیر اعظم نواز شریف شامل ہیں انہوں نے امریکہ کے 33 ارب ڈالرز کی امداد میں ہیرا پھیری اور غرد برڈ کی ہے ٹرمپ صاحب! ہمارے حکمرانوں کو سوائے کمیشن اور پیسہ بٹورنے کے علاوہ اور کسی کام میں … Continue reading
  60. آصف علی زرداری, شہباز شریف اور جہانگیر ترین واجب القتل ہیں. کاش ایسا مذہبی فتوی اگر ہمارے علمائے کرام دیتے تو کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کھلے عام ان کی حمایت کرتی حکومت نے پنجاب میں کم از کم گنے کی سرکاری قیمت خرید 182 روپے اور سندھ میں 180 روپے فی من مقرر کی ہے مگر سندھ میں زرداری کی گیارہ شوگر ملز, پنجاب میں جہانگیر ترین اور وزیراعلیٰ شہباز شریف کی لاتعداد شوگر ملیں ان بےبس … Continue reading
  61. قائداعظم کے یوم ولادت پر چیئرمین کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) انجینئر جمیل احمد ملک کا خصوصی پیغام قائد اعظم محمد علی جناح سیکولر پاکستان کے حامی تھے مگر جلد انتقال ہونے کی وجہ سے قائد اعظم کا یہ خواب پورا نہ ہو سکا. کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان اس بات کا برملا اظہار اور اعلان کرتی ہے کہ وہ قائد اعظم کے سیکولر پاکستان بنانے کی خواہش کی جدوجہد جاری رکھے گی اور ایک دن ایسا ضرور آئے … Continue reading
  62. US President Donald Trump announced that he would relocate the US Embassy to Jerusalem, officially recognising the city as the capital of Israel. This is a serious provocation. It will cause new conflicts in the Middle East. With this step, Trump wants to launch such a process of conflict. With this decision, Trump aims to
  63. ALL PAKISTAN POLITICAL PARTIES CONFERENCE AT LAHORE. لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن نے کل مورخہ 9 دسمبر 2017ء بروز ہفتہ کو لاہور میں “موجودہ ملکی سیاسی صورتحال اور جمہوریت کا مستقبل” کے موضوع پر ایک آل پاکستان پولیٹیکل پارٹیز کانفرنس کا انعقاد کیا ہے جس میں کمیونسٹ پارٹی آف پاکستان (سی پی پی) کو بھی دعوت دی گئی ہے جس کے لئے ہم لاہور ہائی کورٹ بار ایسوسی ایشن کا شکریہ ادا کرتے ہیں کل کو منعقد ہونے والی … Continue reading
  64. Labour Party (EMEP) held its 8th Congress in Ankara with the slogan of ‘Let’s unite for peace and democracy against the one-man, one-party administration.’ During the Congress, a call was made for a united struggle against the one-man, one-party state that the AKP/Erdoğan administration is trying to establish. Selma Gürkan, the chairperson of EMEP, stressed
  65. BEFORE THE ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN, ISLAMABAD Application No._____/2017 BRIEF STATEMENT CONCERNING THE OBJECTIONS OR SUGGESTIONS AND PROPOSALS IN RESPECT OF ANY PROVISION OF THE DRAFT ELECTIONS RULES 2017 BY THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF PAKISTAN (CPP) DULY REGISTERED POLITICAL PARTY WITH ELECTION COMMISSION OF PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD. Respectfully Sheweth, 1.       That the press release and the Notification dated 12th of October, 2017 of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notifying to the General Public of Pakistan that the ECP is pleased … Continue reading
  66. The AKP government connects every development in the Middle East with state survival and the protection of the borders, interferes in the affairs of its neighbours, claims rights over Mousul and Kerkuk and harasses the Kurdish cantons in northern Syria. Thus, it has become a country posing threat to the peoples of the Middle East.
  67. The result of the referendum held in the Kurdish Region was 90% in favour of independence. By using their right to self–determination to vote for independence, the Kurds have taken an initiative that will change the political balance in the middle east. The vote in favour of independence by the Kurdish people must be respected.
  68. Notification No. 4/CPP/CC/Meeting/Minutes dated 31-01-2017. Press Media of CPP and the Central General Secretary Mehraj Gul Khattak hereby announced that the following nine member’s office bearers of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) and 52 Members of the Working Committee of the CPP from all over the Pakistan has been notified for the information of all the General Public of Pakistan and other concerned. Their names are as under:- 1. Engineer Jameel Ahmad Malik Central Chairman … Continue reading
  69. Communist Party of Pakistan (CPP) flag to fly half-mast for 7 days has now been extended till December 4, 2016 when the Castro’s ashes would be buried in the southeastern city of Santiago says the press release issued here today by the Press Media of CPP. “Castro, a living communist legend, who has achieved immortal historical achievements for the development of world socialism. He was the great person of our era, and people and history will remember him forever,” says the … Continue reading
  70. Our Central Executive Committee member and Deputy Co-chair in Charge of Expansion Alp Altınörs was detained after a raid on his house the night of September 9. After 6 days, he was taken to the court in the late hours … Continue reading
  71. On the morning of Eid al-Adha Eve, the political administration has raided 28 municipalities, stating to have “seized power” through trustees, which is reminiscent of 12 September 1980 coup d’etat from 30 years ago. There is no difference between the … Continue reading
  72. Our vice Co-Chair Mr Alp Altınörs’ home was raided by police forces around 02:00 AM tonight and he was taken into police custody. We protest and condemn this clear act of aggression as a further instance of the campaign of … Continue reading
  73. 50 Kurdish politicians began an indefinite hunger strike demanding that the state abide by international human rights and allow either his family or his lawyers of a party delegation to see Mr. Abdullah Öcalan with whom all communication has been … Continue reading
  74. The Turkish government is insisting on the mistakes it has been committing in Syria over the past five years. The military operation against Jarablus, which was initiated by the Turkish Armed Forces with the pretext of fighting the ISIS, involves … Continue reading
  75. (Delivered at Diyarbakir Airport before Mr. Demirtas went to Gaziantep to visit families of the victims on August 21, 2016)  This vicious attack is not the first atrocity that we have encountered or that has befallen us in our country. … Continue reading
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