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  Cheshvan 29, 5773 , 14/11/12

China’s President Hu Steps Down

Chinese President Hu Jintao has stepped down following a meeting of delegates to select new leaders. “I now announce that the 18th Chinese Communist Party Congress has come to a victorious conclusion,” he told the 2,200 delegates.

Vice President Xi Jinping is expected to be selected as the next president.

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