Xinjiang

Diplomatic scandal in London

It was Beijing's response to the sanctions it imposed on British lawmakers who spoke about human rights violations in China's Xinjiang province.
Speaker of the House of Commons, Lindsay Hoyle, and Speaker of the House of Lords, John McFall, prevented the Chinese Ambassador from speaking in the British Parliament today, Reuters reports.

FMs call for pragmatic approach to China, enhanced relations with India

Brdo pri Kranju – EU foreign ministers have called for a pragmatic, realistic and coherent approach to China and for enhancing relations with India, noting at an informal meeting in Brdo pri Kranju on Friday that the EU should cooperate with both countries regarding Afghanistan.

Pompeo urges Kazakhstan to press China over Uighurs

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Kazakhstan on Feb. 2 to join Washington in pressing Beijing over its treatment of Muslim minorities, a sensitive matter for the Central Asian nation which has close ties with its neighbor China.

Speaking on a visit to the capital Nur-Sultan, Pompeo said he has raised the matter in talks with Kazakh Foreign Minister Mukhtar Tleuberdi.