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Chinese President Xi Jinping pledges allegiance to the constitution at a March session of the National People’s Congress

Xi’s growing influence goes beyond constitutional changes

China’s National People’s Congress recently abolished term and age limits for the highest offices, including that of president. While the changes may not mean much for the workings of the Chinese party-state or the country’s development, they are part of a broader effort by President Xi Jinping to expand his influence and that of the Communist Party.

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