Uighurs to be sent to Turkey

The Citizen (Gauteng) - - WORLD -

– Malaysia is to re­lease 11 eth­nic Uighur Mus­lims from de­ten­tion and send them to Turkey, dis­re­gard­ing China’s re­quest to hand them to Bei­jing.

China was in the process of ver­i­fy­ing de­tails with Malaysia and hoped the South­east Asian na­tion would “at­tach great im­por­tance” to its con­cerns, China’s for­eign min­istry said in a state­ment.

The Uighurs were part of a group of more than 200 de­tained in Thai­land in 2014. – Reuters


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