Jiang Jinquan praised the party for rejecting concepts such as constitutional democracy, a multiparty system and separation of powers. Photo: Simon Song
Jiang Jinquan praised the party for rejecting concepts such as constitutional democracy, a multiparty system and separation of powers. Photo: Simon Song

US-led democracy summit ‘a huge irony’, Communist Party official says

  • Jiang Jinquan says Western systems face mounting problems and democracy is not about rhetoric and election pledges
  • He had been asked about ‘whole process democracy’, cited in a communique after the party plenum, attended by 300 officials

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Jiang Jinquan praised the party for rejecting concepts such as constitutional democracy, a multiparty system and separation of powers. Photo: Simon Song
Jiang Jinquan praised the party for rejecting concepts such as constitutional democracy, a multiparty system and separation of powers. Photo: Simon Song
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