President sends warning to ‘external forces’ as country faces criticism over Hong Kong and repression in Xinjiang Chinese president Xi Jinping has warned that any attempt to divide China will be crushed, as Beijing faces political challenges in months-long protests in Hong Kong and US criticism over its treatment of Muslim minority groups.“Anyone attempting to split China in any part of the country will end in crushed bodies and shattered bones,” he told Nepal’s prime minister, KP Sharma Oli, in a meeting on Sunday, according to China’s state broadcaster CCTV. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/oct/14/threatening-china-will-end-in-crushed-bodies-says-xi-jinping-amid-hong-kong-protests
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Publish date : 2019-10-14 01:56:58
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