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UN chief expects China to allow credible visit by human rights chief 

Business Standard | 06/02/2022 03:30 PM | Click to read full article

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told the Chinese leadership that he expects Beijing to allow the world body's human rights chief to make a credible visit to China, including Xinjiang where the country is facing serious rights violations against Uygur Muslims.

Guterres, who was in Beijing to attend the opening ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, met Chinese President Xi Jinping and Foreign Minister Wang Yi.