The former president was escorted out of the room by security officials.
Amidst the closing of the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Mr The current Chinese leader Xi Jinping He ordered the dismissal of his immediate predecessor, Hu JintaoThe person sitting next to him was all registered.
Midway through the closing ceremony of the congress that re-elected Xi Jinping, the former president was forcibly lifted from his front-row seat by security personnel and escorted out of the assembly hall.
See in the videoHu Jintao was forced to leave the placeAlthough the current Chinese leader observed the situation and showed resistance.
Although the former president protested when he was pulled over, his jacket was visible. After interrogating Xi Jinping, he ends the paradeHe kept his eyes forward, unaware of what was happening a few centimeters from his back.
Standing up, Hu Ji spoke for a while with Xi Jinping, who responded without looking at him, and the other participants didn’t seem fazed.
The uncomfortable situation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, for which no official explanation was given, revealed the enormous power of the current president.
The scene came minutes before some 2,300 Chinese Communist Party delegates voted unanimously to add Xi Jinping’s “central role” to the party’s charter.
The 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the Asian giant, is taking place at a delicate moment as it faces an economic slowdown due to the coronavirus pandemic and diplomatic tensions with the West.
Xi Jinping, 69, is set to be confirmed as the party’s general secretary later this week for an unprecedented third term before being re-elected as the country’s president in 2023. Since coming to power in 2013, Xi has been consolidating power in the second world power and consolidating the regime’s authority.
In his opening speech at the conference, Xi Jinping took aim at his predecessor: “There was a lack of clear understanding within the party, a lack of effective measures and a tendency towards weakness. Bureaucracy, pleasure and extravagance prevailed in many places and departments.”
Also, he said this “Shocking corruption cases unearthed”“Growth is neither steady nor sustainable nor integrated” and some “have no faith in a socialist system”.
“Courage to fight, Dare to win, keep your head down and work hardBe determined to keep moving forward,” Xi urged the nearly 2,300 delegates gathered at the Great Hall of the People in the Chinese capital.
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