China warns Japan to not follow suit after US sanctions over Xinjiang, Hong Kong

Published Apr 05 2021 at 6:19 PM GMT
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  • Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi warned Japan against sanctioning China over alleged human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, ahead of a high-level meeting between Tokyo and Washington.
  • Wang and his Japanese counterpart, Toshimitsu Motegi, had a 90-minute phone conversation on Tuesday, an exchange that came at the request of Beijing, according to the Japanese foreign ministry.
  • Japan’s growing importance in the increasingly tense US-China rivalry is evident in US President Joe Biden’s….




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  • Published Apr 5, 2021 6:19 PM GMT