Disputes between the UK and China over Hong Kong, tech giant Huawei and humanrights abuses in Xinjiang have “seriously poisoned” relations between the twocountries, Beijing’s ambassador to London said. Liu Xiaoming said the UK wasat a “critical historical juncture” in how it wanted to treat China. In anonline press conference, Mr Liu said: “China respects UK sovereignty and hasnever interfered in the UK’s internal affairs. “It is important the UK will dothe same – namely, respect China’s sovereignty and stop interfering in HongKong’s affairs, which are China’s internal affairs, so as to avoid furtherdamage to the China-UK relationship.”
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24-hour use only. China has warned it will deliver a “resolute response” to any move by Britain to sanction officials involved in the alleged human rights abuses against the country’s Uighur population.Amid growing tensions with Beijing, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab accused Chinese officials of committing “gross, egregious” abuses in the north western Xinjiang province.
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U.S. Ambassador to Britain Woody Johnson has made insensitive and inappropriate comments during his tenure, including about race, religion and sex, the State Department’s inspector general has found. This report produced by Lisa Bernhard.
In a pair of interviews on Tuesday, President Donald Trump railed against his competitor. He attacked Biden for being weak on China... but stopped short himself, reports CNN. Trump refuses to condemn China's repression of its Uyghur ethnic minority. He has also avoided commenting on China's crackdown on political freedoms in Hong Kong. "China will own the United States if this election is lost by Donald Trump." Trump, referring to himself in the third person.
The unspecified measures target U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, after the U.S. placed sanctions on Chinese officials over the treatment of China's Uighur Muslim minority. This report produced by Zachary Goelman