Turkish comments on detention camps ‘irresponsible’: China

12 February 2019 12:06 pm - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

 

DPA, 11th FEBRUARY, 2019 - Turkish accusations that China is running “concentration camps” for Uighurs in western Xinjiang province are “extremely wrong and irresponsible,” charged China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday.


Turkey on Saturday joined a small group of majority Muslim countries to speak out against the detention of 1 million Uighurs and additional ethnic Muslims, calling their treatment a “great source of shame for humanity.”


Beijing initially denied the existence of the camps, but later claimed they were vocational training centres for Muslims minorities intended to stem the spread of terrorism and religious extremism. 


China’s Foreign Ministry on Monday also responded to Turkey’s claim that Uighur musician Abdurrehim Heyit had reportedly died in detention in Xinjiang, saying it was disproven after state media released an unverified video showing the musician alive. 


“It is extremely wrong and irresponsible for the Turkish side to make unreasonable accusations against the Chinese based on the ridiculous lies that describe the living as dead,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters. The 25-second clip released by China Radio International’s Turkish service showed a man identified as Heyit introducing himself and identifying the date as February 10 before claiming to be in good health. 

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Acquittal of TMVP Leader “Pillayan” From Murder Charges

On January 12, 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court imposed a sente

Military Training for Youth, Explained

As news broke out about Public Security Minister (Rtd) Rear Admiral Sarath We

Illegal clearing of Attidiya Sanctuary with powerful political patronage

Environmental destruction under political patronage is not new in Sri Lanka.

Bio Bubble Bursts on tissa safari drivers

Ukrainian tourists are visiting Sri Lanka at present with the involvement of

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.