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China’s Xi Has Broad Support for Continued Rule, Envoy Says

  • Ambassador to Australia praises China’s ‘dramatic’ decade
  • Xi Jinping expected to win third term in power next month
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President Xi Jinping has broad public support for more time in office, China’s ambassador to Australia said, in rare comments by an official from the Asian nation on a norm-busting third term in office for the leader.

During Xi’s 10 years in power, China’s accomplishments were “much more dramatic than the previous several decades,” Xiao Qian told Australian Broadcasting Corp.’s current affairs show on Tuesday night.