Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted China was a democracy and said political systems should not all be judged by the same standard. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted China was a democracy and said political systems should not all be judged by the same standard. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping says China’s ‘democratic’ political system is a ‘great creation’ that holds key to international success

  • Chinese President tells party meeting that systems can be judged on whether they allow an orderly transfer of power and let people express their interests
  • Speech is seen as latest attempt to defend the Communist Party’s system amid growing pressure from the US over rights and values

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Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted China was a democracy and said political systems should not all be judged by the same standard. Photo: Xinhua
Chinese President Xi Jinping insisted China was a democracy and said political systems should not all be judged by the same standard. Photo: Xinhua
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