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Beijing vows retaliation against US sanctions over Xinjiang

WorldNews Friday, 10 July 2020
Beijing vows retaliation against US sanctions over XinjiangChina said Friday it will retaliate against U.S. officials and institutions following Washington’s imposition of sanctions on three local officials of the ruling Communist Party over human rights abuses in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. China will “definitely fight back” against actions it considers interference in its internal affairs and that which threaten its sovereignty, security and development interests, foreign ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian told reporters at a daily briefing. Zhao said China “strongly opposes and condemns” the Trump...
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The United States on Thursday slapped sanctions on the highest ranking Chinese official it's ever targeted over alleged human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in China's Xinjiang region. Gloria Tso reports.

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