China urges Turkey, other Islamic nations to support genocide of Uyghur Muslims

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Beijing: after the massacre Uighur MuslimChina now wants Turkey and other Muslim countries to support your blood-soaked works in Xinjiang.

China has expressed hope that Turkey, as well as Muslim countries, will understand and support its position on “issues related to Xinjiang”, while the US and some other Western countries attack Beijing with the ultimate aim of stifling China’s development. are doing.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said during a press briefing on Thursday that he met Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Kavusoglu on Wednesday.

“The two sides held in-depth discussions on Xinjiang-related issues. State Counselor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that Xinjiang-related issues are essentially about fighting terrorism and separatism.

“The Chinese government has a responsibility to protect security, harmony and stability in Xinjiang. The US and some other Western countries have made statements to defame and attack China, and with the ultimate aim of hindering China’s development. We have gone to any extent to destabilize Xinjiang together, Wang Wenbin said during a press briefing.

It comes after reports that Uighurs in Turkey had filed a criminal case with a Turkish prosecutor against Chinese officials for committing genocide in Xinjiang province.

“Turkey and other Islamic countries are expected to understand and support China’s appropriate position on Xinjiang-related issues,” Wang Weibin said in his briefing.

Uyghur families, including volunteer Turkish lawyers, gathered at the Istanbul Court of Justice in Istanbul’s Kagalyan District, holding banners that read, “Where are our families?” and “Free China, my brother”, reported the International Forum for Rights and Security (IFFRAS), an international think tank based in Canada.

According to the World Uyghur Congress, 1.6 million Uyghurs have left China to live abroad. According to the think tank, rights groups including Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International accused Beijing of oppressing 12 million Uighurs, the majority of whom are Muslims.

The US government in December 2021 imposed a new package of sanctions on China over human rights abuses of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in the country’s western Xinjiang region, including forced labor and sterilization.

First published:January 13, 2022, 9:34 pm

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