August 18, 2023

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China: Xi Jinping’s third term almost certain

The Chinese Communist Party Congress ends

Xi Jinping is set to take office for a historic third term as party leader

The Chinese Communist Party Congress ends on Saturday. Finally, delegates will vote for President Xi Jinping, 69, as party general secretary.

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The Chinese Communist Party Congress ends on Saturday.

The closing session of the Chinese Communist Party Congress was held in China on Saturday. About 2,300 delegates met for a week at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.

This led to a disturbing incident: Just before the end of the party conference, chamber stewards suddenly approached Xi’s predecessor, Hu Jintao, 79. He apparently had to leave his place – against his will. The maid reaches under his arms and tries to lift him from the chair.