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China Proposes Lifting Presidential Term Limit

Currently, Chinese President Xi Jinping can serve no more than two terms. But China has proposed dropping term limits for presidents, which would allow Xi to stay in power for more than 10 years.

China's ruling Communist Party has proposed scrapping constitutional term limits for the country's president, which would give President Xi Jinping the option to stay on after the end of his second term in 2022. Critics see the move as reversing decades of efforts to create rules in China for the orderly exercise

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