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CGTN published this video item, entitled “64 countries voice support for China’s policies in Xinjiang at UNHRC” – below is their description.
A total of 64 countries have issued a joint statement at a UN Human Rights Council (#UNHRC) meeting supporting #China’s policies in #Xinjiang. In response, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian said China’s policies in Xinjiang are not about human rights, ethnicity, or religion, but about combating violent terrorism and separatism.CGTN YouTube Channel
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Xinjiang, an autonomous territory in northwest China, is a vast region of deserts and mountains. It’s home to many ethnic minority groups, including the Turkic Uyghur people. The ancient Silk Road trade route linking China and the Middle East passed through Xinjiang, a legacy that can be seen in the traditional open-air bazaars of its oasis cities, Hotan and Kashgar.