Jiang Zemin decides to move down in CPC pecking order

Jiang Zemin

Since then he has used public appearances, books, poems, essays and calligraphy inscriptions as reminders that he remained healthy and engaged enough to exert influence, said analysts.

Jiang's concession regarding protocol appeared calculated to signal that he is ready to step away from the political fray, but in a way that does not exclude renewed efforts to exert influence, New York Times quoted Joseph Fewsmith, a specialist in Chinese politics at Boston University as saying.

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