mandag 19. oktober 2015

Don’t lecture on human rights to Xi, Chinese ambassador warns UK ahead of visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping will not shy away from questions on human rights but will not tolerate others lecturing on the subject during his upcoming UK visit, agencies report. This was the message conveyed by Chinese ambassador to UK Liu Xiaoming during a press conference Thursday. “What we are against is to use human rights to interfere with other countries’ internal affairs and to try to impose your own system on to others,” Liu said. Describing Xi’s visit as the beginning of “golden times” in Sino-British relations, he said the UK was fast becoming “China’s best friend.” Read more