Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping (right) with predecessors Hu Jintao (left) and Jiang Zemin in Beijing in 2014. Photo: Reuters

Does China’s Communist Party follow any succession rules at all?

Senior party official’s dismissal of unwritten rules as ‘folklore’ muddies waters ahead of top-level reshuffle late this year

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Communist Party general secretary Xi Jinping (right) with predecessors Hu Jintao (left) and Jiang Zemin in Beijing in 2014. Photo: Reuters
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