Xi Jinping pictured with members of the new Politburo Standing Committee on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping pictured with members of the new Politburo Standing Committee on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

No obvious successor to Xi Jinping in Chinese Communist Party’s new leadership team

  • His precedent-breaking third term as head of the party has also left the line of succession unclear
  • The members of the new Politburo Standing Committee are unlikely to succeed Xi, who some observers believe wants to remain in power for some time to come

Xi Jinping pictured with members of the new Politburo Standing Committee on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
Xi Jinping pictured with members of the new Politburo Standing Committee on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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