Xi Jinping looks set for an unprecedented third term as president. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping looks set for an unprecedented third term as president. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese Communist Party resolution cements Xi Jinping’s leadership, putting him on par with Mao, and paves way for legacy-defining third term

  • The Central Committee’s 6th plenum ends with adoption of third historical resolution in party history, puts Xi on the same level as Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping
  • Document hails president’s ‘profound thoughts’ and ‘significant theories’ and lists achievements such as Hong Kong crackdown and war on corruption

Xi Jinping looks set for an unprecedented third term as president. Photo: Xinhua
Xi Jinping looks set for an unprecedented third term as president. Photo: Xinhua
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