US Govt. imposes Visa restrictions on China for mistreating Uighur Muslims

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Washington — United States Government under President Trump has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials for putting Uighur Muslims in the concentration camps, US State Department announced on Tuesday.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that, “Today, I am announcing visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, the detention or abuse of Uighurs, Kazakhs, or other Muslim minority groups in Xinjiang.”

However, Chinese government has denied all charges of mistreatment of Uighur Muslims, and the Chinese Embassy in Washington has not commented yet on the decision.

Meanwhile, US Senator from Republican Party Tom Cotton praised the Government’s decision and said, “officials who place Uighurs and other minority groups in concentration camps shouldn’t be allowed to visit the United States and enjoy our freedoms.”

Chinese Government has been accused of targeting and cracking down heavily on Uighur Muslim minority, which has incurred condemnation world-wide.

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