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Turkey promises to eliminate anti-China media reports
BEIJING (Reuters) – Turkey regards China’s security as akin to its own and will move to stamp out any anti-China reports in its media, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday, after meeting his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
China and Turkey have repeatedly vowed to step up cooperation on security and counter-terrorism, amid Beijing’s concerns about ethnic Uighurs from its restive far western region of Xinjiang fighting with militants in the Middle East.
„We take China’s security as our security,“ Cavusoglu said, speaking through a Chinese translator during a joint news briefing with Wang in Beijing.
„We absolutely will not allow in Turkey any activities targeting or opposing China. Additionally, we will take measures to eliminate any media reports targeting China,“ he added, but did not give details.
Uighurs are a largely Muslim, Turkic-language…
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