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China’s Plan to Revise Constitution Could Enshrine ‘Xi Thought’

  • Top decision-making Politburo has decided to update document
  • Xi Jinping is set to clinch landmark third term at congress
Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping

Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

China’s ruling Communist Party will revise its constitution to include “major strategic thinking,” state media reported, in a sign President Xi Jinping’s doctrine could be further elevated.

The top decision-making Politburo decided at a Friday meeting to “write major theoretical points of view and major strategic thinking into the party constitution” at next month’s 20th party congress, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.