President Xi gains the official title of ‘core’ leader, a marker of ‘almost absolute authority’ in China last held by Deng Xiaoping and Mao Zedong
An unofficial effort has been under way this year to name Xi Jinping the 'core' leader of China, and the Communist Party formally announced the title following a plenum of senior members in Beijing.
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