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Allowing Uighur activists to carry out their “anti-China activities” would be like doing nothing to pursue Aum Shinrikyo fugitives, the Chinese Ambassador to Japan said Thursday.

Cheng Yonghua said in a speech that China and Japan need to be mindful of their respective “serious concerns” for the further development of bilateral relations. He said that for China, the “Tibet and Xinjiang (Uyghur Autonomous Region) issues are those pertaining to the solidarity of its people and national unity.”

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