President Xi Jinping addresses the sixth plenum of the Communist Party’s Central Committee in Beijing this week. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese Communist Party expands Xi Jinping’s political power, anointing him ‘core’ leader

President’s elevated status will enable him to exert more influence on reshuffles at the top at next year’s party congress

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President Xi Jinping addresses the sixth plenum of the Communist Party’s Central Committee in Beijing this week. Photo: Xinhua
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