Turkey summons China’s envoy over Uygur tweets

Apr 6, 2021 | INVESTING

Turkey on Tuesday summoned China’s ambassador after his office took to social media to denounce two top Turkish politicians over their criticism of Beijing’s crackdown on Uygurs in Xinjiang.The Chinese embassy said it “strongly” condemned Good Party leader Meral Aksener and Ankara mayor Mansur Yavas for posting tweets commemorating a deadly April 1990 conflict between Uygur separatists and Chinese government forces.Accounts of those events vary but they are believed to have been followed by…

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