The criticism of former cadres' influence in the party comes amid President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown against corruption. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Chinese Communist Party newspaper warns against retired officials exerting political influence behind scenes

Article comes as serving and retired state leaders gather at Beidaihe resort for informal meeting to set the policy tone for the coming year

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The criticism of former cadres' influence in the party comes amid President Xi Jinping's sweeping crackdown against corruption. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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