China Rejects Trump's 'untrue' Remarks On Hong Kong And Trade War

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As per reports, China hit back at Donald Trump for his "Untrue remarks" over Hong Kong protests and China's trade commitments on September 25 Trump's address

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As per reports, China hit back at Donald Trump for his "Untrue remarks" over Hong Kong protests and China's trade commitments on September 25 after US President upped the pressure on China at the United Nations earlier this week. China is increasingly facing Global criticism on a plethora of issues From Hong Kong to human rights issues in Xinjiang. The recent conference which was held on the heels of the United Nations General Assembly to gather support to demand and force an urgent end to China's horrendous campaign of oppression

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China is facing Global criticism

Reports indicate that China is increasingly facing Global criticism on a plethora of issues, starting with months of trouble in Hong Kong accompanied with economic issues with the US and is under global lens of its attitude towards Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province. Reportedly, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman has slammed "the untrue remarks said by US side in his speech" after Trump mounted pressure on the security council member in a vociferous speech on September 24 remarking that China needs to guard Hong Kong's freedom, legal systems and democratic ways of its life. The US president also proclaimed that times of China's abuses of the system was over. 

Reportedly, Geng said that the US must meet China halfway and called on the two countries to handle and reign their issues on the basis of mutual respect. Geng questioned the US State Department event to throw light on the issues of ethnic Uigurs in China's northwestern Xinjiang province where Human rights groups say a million or more Muslim minorities are being abused. Geng further said that he wants to highlight here that the matter of Xinjiang is not a religious or human rights problem but more of an anti-secession and anti-terrorism issue. Also saying that Xinjiang continues to ensure prosperity, stability, national unity and social harmony and that all venemous slander and smearing from the other nations are in vain.

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What is China being cornered on?

Reportedly, John Sullivan, the US's second-highest diplomat has said that the recent conference was held on the heels of the United Nations General Assembly to gather support to demand and force an urgent end to China's horrendous campaign of oppression. The recent protests in Hong Kong have incited Asia's financial hub's one of the biggest political crisis since it's giving up from Britain to China in the year 1997. Till about September 24, Donald Trump had mostly left it to the State Department to demand respect for the handover agreement with the UK, which handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997.

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(With inputs from PTI)

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