China’s Ambassador To UN: “Opposes Interference In Internal Affairs.”: Zhang Jun, who is currently China’s ambassador of the UN, has responded to the accusations made at his country by stating them all groundless. He also said that he opposes interference in internal affairs.
On Tuesday, during the UN General Assembly, held in New York, Germany drafted and presented a declaration.
As a result, 39 predominantly Western countries denounced China for gross human rights violation in the western Chinese province of Xinjiang. Also, the autonomous region of Tibet, and for limiting political and personal freedoms in Hong Kong.
The UK, the US and many other EU Countries endorsed a statement, in which the German ambassador to the UN. Christopher Heusgen, stated that ‘ the Widespread surveillance that disproportionately continues to target Uighur and other minorities.
Further, he also stated that ‘Forced labour and forced birth control, including sterilisation’. As a result, the existence of political re-educated camps in Xinjiang was criticised with more than a million people detained.
Also, the German ambassador expressed “deep concerns” about recent enacted national security law, allowing certain cases to be transferred for the prosecution to Alsina, regarding Hong Kong. Also, Deng Denning ensures “freedoms of speech, press and assembly.”
China Fierce Global Uproar
China’s ambassador is not happy with the UN, Zhang Jun statements. He responded, saying the accusations were “groundless” and that his country “opposes interference in internal affairs.”
Also, Pakistan and Cuba in different statements voiced their support for Beijing’s position, even group mainly from African and Arab countries, Russia and Venezuela.
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Also, according to a diplomat from DW on condition of anonymity, spoke that Beijing’s anger was in fact because it had not anticipated such a surge in support for the declaration.
As far as we know, other officials, who didn’t want to be named, told DW that Beijing had not expected more than 30 countries to join. Resulting in them to begin a political pressure campaign to prevent countries from signing the statement.
Also, from last year 16 more, with Bosnia and Herzegovina joining at the last minute, 39 countries signed on to the declaration. As a result, of weeks mobilization by diplomats from Germany, the UK and the US, who clandestinely talked with other UN states asking for their support.
Also, until Germany’s UN ambassador Heusgen read the statement in New York. The list remained classified until minutes, considering the fear that China might poach signatories at the last moment.