China-Pakistan relations and the Uighur crisis

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Al-Araby

Endorsing China’s narrative on the Uighur crisis, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan recently emphasised that he supports all of Beijing’s policies in the Muslim-majority province of Xinjiang. “Because of our extreme proximity and relationship with China, we actually accept the Chinese version,” the Pakistani premier stated last week, upholding close ties between both countries on the 100th anniversary of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC). Satisfied with the Chinese government narrative after being briefed by Chinese officials, Khan assessed that the actual conditions in Xinjiang wer…

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