Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua
Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua

China’s top party cadres pledge loyalty to Xi Jinping in Mao-style self-criticism session ahead of reshuffle

Politburo members make loyalty oaths and engage in soul searching for “core leader” as the party gears up for power transition next year

Topic |   China's leadership reshuffle 2017
Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua
Party General Secretary Xi Jinping (centre) presides over a Politburo meeting earlier this week. Photo: Xinhua
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