Video PlayerClose BEIJING, March 18 (Xinhua) — China said on Monday that it resolutely opposes the unwarranted U.S. accusations on China’s human rights issue and has lodged solemn representations to the U.S. side. During the presentation of the annual U.S. State Department report on human rights, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said last Wednesday that China’s human rights abuses “is in a league of its own.” “The Chinese people have the most say, and our achievements are obvious to the majority of the international community,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said during a news briefing. He said China completed its 3rd UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process last Friday. During the meeting, head of the Chinese delegation and Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng elaborated the development path, concept and practice of human rights with Chinese characteristics, and introduced the progress on the 30 measures China had announced to further promote human rights development during the UPR. Le also responded to issues including those concerning Xinjiang. The meeting had positively evaluated China’s achievements in human rights and appreciated China’s participation in the review with openness, confidence and frankness, said Geng. “This fully demonstrates that the international community… Read full this story
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