China - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (12.09.18)

Q – Are you concerned about China’s crackdown on the Muslim minority in the Xinjiang region?

A – France is closely following the human rights situation in China, and particularly in Xinjiang.

It has expressed its concern over the human rights situation in that province and has called for dialogue with local populations, particularly within the framework of the UN Human Rights Council.

France emphasizes its commitment to freedom of expression and opinion throughout the world.