The Chinese embassy in Baghdad said today, Wednesday, that the US embassy in Iraq on January 5 publicly published the statement on Chinese policy on national and religious affairs.
In a press release, she stated: “Through this statement, the US embassy broadcasted rumors and arbitrarily attacked and defamed China. The aforementioned statement is pure nonsense, and the US embassy’s attempt to publish it as (an arrogant human rights teacher) is funny, and the Chinese side categorically rejects that.” .
“The Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, and the core of the Xinjiang issue is the attempt by a small group of separatists to separate Xinjiang from China through violence,” she added.
She pointed out that “these elements are causing violence and terrorism in Xinjiang under the cloak of religion without fear, which has led to the killing and injury of many innocent civilians, including Muslim civilians, and seriously destabilizing and developing Xinjiang.”
And the Chinese embassy in Baghdad added, “The forces of terror and violence such as the East Turkestan Islamic Movement are extending their clutches to Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and other countries of Central Asia and the Middle East, and they are conspiring with ISIS and Al Qaeda to commit heinous terrorist crimes against the peoples and countries of the region.”
She concluded in her statement, “The East Turkestan Islamic Movement has been included on the list of international terrorist organizations according to UN Security Council Resolution 1267, and this constitutes an indisputable fact. It is necessary for the Chinese government to fight terrorist and separatist forces according to the law, and to preserve the country’s sovereignty, security and stability, as well as For promoting peaceful development in Xinjiang. “
Yesterday, the American embassy in Baghdad said, “The Chinese Communist Party runs the monitoring state in China, and most noticeably in Xinjiang, where there are more than a million Uighurs and members of other minority groups, most of them Muslims, most of them in detention camps rife with violations. Human rights, including torture, religious oppression and forced sterilization, according to reports.