Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang. File photo/ Reuters
China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it strongly opposed US “lies,” after the United States led more than 30 countries in condemning what it called China’s “horrific campaign of repression” against Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang on the sidelines of the UN on Tuesday.
“US lies will crumble in front of facts and truth,” said Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang at a daily news briefing in Beijing.
Michelle Bachelet's long-planned trip this week took her to the far-western Xinjiang region, where the United States has labeled China's detention of a million Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities a "genocide."
Congress overwhelmingly approved a bill Tuesday aimed at pressuring China over a brutal mass crackdown on ethnic Muslims in the far west of the country, legislation that follows a similar measure over human rights abuses
China on Monday defended its vast network of re-education camps in Xinjiang and said it would continue “training” residents, following explosive government document leaks detailing surveillance and control of the region’s Uighur population.
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UAE expresses its strong condemnation of these criminal acts, and its permanent rejection of all forms of violence and terrorism aiming at undermining security and stability in contravention of human values and principles.
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