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U.S. top diplomat nominee calls China Uighur policy 'genocide'

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U.S. top diplomat nominee calls China Uighur policy 'genocide'

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President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said on Tuesday he believed President Donald Trump was right in taking a tougher approach to China - even if he did not agree with all his methods - and endorsed the assessment that it was committing genocide in Xinjiang.


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