Friday, May 25, 2012

China Limiting Purges Following Bo Scandal

Reuters reports:
Chinese President Hu Jintao has demanded senior Communist Party officials stifle tensions over the ousting of ambitious politician Bo Xilai and show unity as they prepare for a change of leadership, sources briefed on recent meetings said. 
Hu urged the party to close ranks at a meeting of about 200 officials early this month at a Beijing hotel, declaring the downfall of Bo--China's biggest political scandal in two decades--to be an "isolated case," the three sources said.
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