Xi Jinping coup rumors ‘a distraction that got way out of hand’ | The World

Xi jinping coup rumors 'a distraction that got way out of hand' | the world

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Chinese president Xi Jinping is just weeks away from securing an unprecedented third term. But over the weekend the rumour mill went into overdrive about a possible coup against him. International editor of the Sydney Morning Herald Peter Hartcher tells The World it was a distraction that got way out of hand.

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