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A Chinese military court sentenced former senior officer Gu Junshan to death with a two-year reprieve for corruption, the Defense Ministry said on Monday, the latest official to fall in President Xi Jinping’s crackdown on graft in the armed forces.

Xi has made weeding out corruption in the military a top goal, with serving and retired officers warning that graft is so pervasive it could undermine China’s ability to wage war.

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