Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to focus on the party’s achievements rather than views of its history, in a departure from previous historical resolutions. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to focus on the party’s achievements rather than views of its history, in a departure from previous historical resolutions. Photo: AP

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Xi Jinping’s ‘historical resolution’: what is it and why is it important?

  • The pivotal document is likely to look back at key events in party history, enshrine Xi’s role as leader, and set a course for the next few decades
  • It is only the third since the Chinese Communist Party’s foundation 100 years ago, with previous resolutions delivered by Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping

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Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to focus on the party’s achievements rather than views of its history, in a departure from previous historical resolutions. Photo: AP
Chinese President Xi Jinping is expected to focus on the party’s achievements rather than views of its history, in a departure from previous historical resolutions. Photo: AP
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