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China Denounces G7 Statement, says US Has ‘Sinister Intentions’


(Al Jazeera) China has denounced G7 leaders’ joint statement that scolded Beijing over a range of issues as gross interference in the country’s internal affairs and urged the grouping to stop slandering China.

China’s embassy in London said on Monday it was strongly dissatisfied and resolutely opposed to mentions of Xinjiang, Hong Kong and Taiwan that distorted the facts of the situations and exposed the “sinister intentions of a few countries such as the United States”.

The Group of Seven leaders had taken China to task on Sunday over human rights in the mostly Muslim region of Xinjiang, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy, and underscored the importance of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait – all highly sensitive issues for Beijing.

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging and the global economy sluggish, the international community needs unity and cooperation of all countries rather than “cliquey” power politics sowing division, the embassy said.

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