Chinese President Xi Jinping told Communist Party leaders in October that Zhou Yongkang, Bo Xilai, Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou and Ling Jihua “all engaged in political conspiracy activities”. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Communist Party leaders in October that Zhou Yongkang, Bo Xilai, Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou and Ling Jihua “all engaged in political conspiracy activities”. Photo: AP
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Chinese president accuses fallen top officials of ‘political conspiracies’

Comments in address to party leaders point to power struggles behind dramatic downfalls

Chinese President Xi Jinping told Communist Party leaders in October that Zhou Yongkang, Bo Xilai, Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou and Ling Jihua “all engaged in political conspiracy activities”. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping told Communist Party leaders in October that Zhou Yongkang, Bo Xilai, Guo Boxiong, Xu Caihou and Ling Jihua “all engaged in political conspiracy activities”. Photo: AP
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