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CGTN published this video item, entitled “So-called “genocide” in Xinjiang a completely false accusation: MOFA” – below is their description.
A senior official of Japan’s foreign ministry said on January 26 that Japan didn’t believe China had committed “genocide” in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region. “The so-called ‘genocide’ in Xinjiang is a completely false accusation, a lie concocted by some anti-China forces and a farce staged to smear and defile China,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said on Wednesday.CGTN YouTube Channel
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