URUMQI, March 26 (Xinhua) — Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area has firmly opposed and strongly condemned the unilateral, unjustifiable sanctions imposed by the USA, Britain and Canada on some people and entities in Xinjiang.
In a press release issued Thursday, the regional authorities stated the sanctions gravely violated worldwide regulation and fundamental norms governing worldwide relations, severely interfered in China’s inside affairs, and totally uncovered sinister intentions of those international locations to disrupt the steadiness and growth of Xinjiang.
Xinjiang-related points aren’t ethnic, non secular, or human rights points, however are problems with preventing terrorism and secessionism, the assertion famous, urging the three international locations to “cease political manipulation and double requirements on human rights points.”
Xinjiang has arduously fought terrorism and extremism in the course of the previous 4 years and the area has not encountered any terrorist incidents within the interval, the assertion added.
For the reason that finish of 2018, greater than 80 international delegations, together with United Nations officers, international envoys in China, representatives from the Group of Islamic Cooperation, and everlasting representatives of related international locations to the United Nations in Geneva in addition to international journalists and non secular teams have visited Xinjiang.
Greater than 1,200 folks from over 100 international locations and areas have joined these visits, hailing China’s achievements in preventing terrorism, deradicalization and human rights safety, in keeping with the assertion.
A variety of Xinjiang officers additionally condemned the sanctions calling them “a farce staged by some anti-China politicians,” which can be held in contempt by most members of the worldwide group.
Wang Junzheng, deputy Celebration chief of Xinjiang, stated imposing sanctions on people and entities primarily based on lies and false data severely slanders the repute and dignity of the Chinese language folks.
“I personally haven’t any curiosity in any respect in visiting the European Union, the USA, Britain and Canada, and I haven’t got a penny in these locations. The so-called sanctions are only a piece of waste paper and a shame to those imposing them,” Wang stated.