China lodges solemn representation over Japan's permission for Rebiya Kadeer's visit 2009-07-29 19:37:23   Print

    BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei summoned the Japanese ambassador to China Yuji

 China airs dissatisfaction over Japan granting visa to Uygur separatist

 Rebiya's visit to Japan will spell trouble for China-Japan relations: Chinese ambassador

Miyamoto Wednesday, and lodged a solemn representation to the Japanese government on its allowing Rebiya Kadeer, leader of the separatist World Uygur Congress (WUC), to visit Japan.

    Wu expressed China's strong dissatisfaction to the Japanese government for allowing the visit, and demanded it immediately take effective steps to prevent Kadeer from engaging in anti-China separatist activities, the ministry said.

    The Japanese government recently granted a visa to Kadeer. The WUC led by Kadeer is believed to have masterminded the July 5 Xinjiang riots that left at least 197 people dead and 1,600 others injured.

Editor: Fang Yang
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