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Xinjiang helps impoverished farmers, herders relocate to eradicate absolute poverty

CHINA-XINJIANG-POVERTY REDUCTION-RELOCATION (CN)

Ilimnur Eztihumer (L) and brother and sister play a guitar at their new house in Kashgar, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Aug. 14, 2019. To fulfill the mission of eradicating absolute poverty by 2020, Xinjiang has been helping impoverished farmers and herders move from mountainous regions and desert hinterland to resettle in plains and oases. As of the end of 2018, a total of 140,000 poverty-stricken people in the region were relocated. Another 21,000 people will be relocated in 2019. (Xinhua/Wang Fei)

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