Xinjiang and its Communist Party leadership find themselves the focus of an unusual diplomatic initiative as 15 Western envoys in Beijing call for a meeting to discuss the presence and welfare of Muslim Uygurs in what the government describes as training camps. Photo: Reuters

Western envoys seek meeting with Xinjiang Communist Party chief over Uygur rights concerns

  • Letter from group says diplomats ‘deeply troubled’ by events in Xinjiang
  • Chinese Foreign Ministry says ‘biased attempts to interfere’ are unwelcome
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Xinjiang and its Communist Party leadership find themselves the focus of an unusual diplomatic initiative as 15 Western envoys in Beijing call for a meeting to discuss the presence and welfare of Muslim Uygurs in what the government describes as training camps. Photo: Reuters
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