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China's Communist Party to announce new leadership team

China's Communist Party will announce its new leadership team on Thursday.

President Hu Jintao has stepped down and his successor is expected to be Xi Jinping, who will take over as president in March 2013.

More than 2,000 delegates met at a conference in Beijing to finalise the handover of power.

John Sudworth reports from Beijing.

  • 14 Nov 2012
  • From the section China
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