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BEIJING, March 14 (Itar-Tass) – Xi Jinping was elected China’s new president at the ongoing session of the 12th National People’s Congress on Thursday morning.
In November 2012 he was elected as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.
Xi Jinping was also elected chairman of the Central Military Commission of the People’s Republic of China, the top military body, at this meeting.
He will succeed Hu Jintao in this position.