Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP
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China accuses Turkish politicians of ‘inflating the arrogance of terrorists’ in row over Xinjiang tweets

  • Beijing denounces opposition politicians over tweets marking deadly 1990 conflict between Uygur separatists and Chinese forces
  • China faces a difficult balancing act in its criticism of Turkey as it seeks to expand economic ties

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Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP
Xinjiang’s largest Muslim ethnic minorities, the Turkic-speaking Uygurs and Kazakhs, share cultural and linguistic affinities with Turkey. Photo: AFP
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