Restarting China trade talks sends “dangerous signal” over Uyghur genocide

Responding to reports in Politico that the Boris Johnson is planning to restart trade talks with China, Liberal Democrat Trade Spokesperson Sarah Olney MP said: “How can the Conservative Government plan to strike a trade deal with China given the genocide against the Uyghurs?

Sarah Olney MP

“Conservative Ministers are sending a dangerous signal to Beijing that they can get away with whatever they want.

“Rather than hold new trade talks with China, the UK must ban imports from Xinjiang, and recognise the genocide taking place there. We must not stay silent.”

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