Four New Members Enter China’s Top Leadership – Xinhua

From Xinhua:

Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, He Guoqiang and Zhou Yongkang entered the Political Bureau Standing Committee of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), the Party’s top leadership, on Monday.

The four new members were elected at the first plenary session of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

Xi, 54, and Li, 52, serve as Party chiefs in Shanghai and Liaoning respectively. [Full Text]

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October 21, 2007 8:53 PM
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