Xi Jinping holds video conference with France
Beijing [China], July 6 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday held a digital summit with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel amid strained family members with the European Union (EU).
According to the Global Times, the leaders of France and Germany expressed their give a boost to in the back of the EU-China funding settlement, which the European Parliament voted in May to freeze the China-EU Comprehensive Investment Agreement (CAI).
They agreed to proceed operating in combination on problems akin to local weather exchange, the COVID-19 pandemic and world industry.
It got here at an an increasing number of hectic second for EU-China family members, coupled with rising issues about human rights violations in China, specifically the persecution of the Uighur minority in Xinjiang province.
Earlier in March, the European Union imposed sanctions on China marking Beijing’s first punitive measures because it imposed an fingers embargo following the 1989 Tiananmen Square bloodbath.
In retaliation for the sanctions, China additionally imposed sanctions on 10 EU officers and 4 European organizations after accusing them of spreading lies and incorrect information in regards to the Xinjiang area.
There is rising fear about China’s human rights document in Europe, together with alleged compelled exertions camps and crackdowns in Hong Kong in opposition to anti-government protesters.
Xinjiang is a province in communist China the place an estimated two million Uighurs and different Muslim minorities were detained since 2016. They are believed to were held in detention facilities in Xinjiang.
Several former detainees are accused of treason, bodily abuse, or even tried sterilization. However, China incessantly denies such abuse and says that the camps supply vocational coaching. (ANI)