Communist Party of China
From 1943-82 the most powerful position in the party was Chairman. In 1982, members of the Central Committee voted to name the leader of the party General Secretary again. The current General Secretary is Xi Jinping.
Relationships with other parties
With other communist parties
The CPC tries to keep good relationships(how good or bad they feel with each other) with other communist parties. Other communist parties also send people to have meets with the CPC. For example, the chairman of Portuguese Communist Party, Jeronimo de Sousa, met with Liu Qibao, a member of the Central Politburo in 2007. For another example, Pierre Laurent, the National Secretary of the French Communist Party (FCP), met with Liu Yunshan, a Politburo Standing Committee member.
Also, the CPC gives help to the communist party of Cuba in a wide range and a deep degree. After the disintegration of the USSR (USSR was not a whole country anymore), the CPC became the only major helpers of Cuba.
With other non-communist parties
The communism had fallen in the Western Europe. So the CPC began to make good party-to-party relations with other non-communist parties. The CPC also used this way to learn.
The relationships between the CPC and the Kuomintang and other parties in Taiwan, has loosen since Jiang Zemin time.
Chen Duxiu was the first leader of the CCP
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