UK and China relationship ‘seriously poisoned’, says Beijing’s ambassador

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption Liu Xiaoming, China's ambassador to the UK, gave a press conference for over an hour on Thursday The relationship between the UK and China has been "seriously poisoned", says Bejing's ambassador to London. In a lengthy press conference, rebutting criticism of the Chinese government , Liu Xiaoming said the UK was at a "critical historical juncture" in its future with his country. The ambassador urged the UK to "resist pressure" from the US to condemn China. And he rejected accusations of human rights violations against Uighur Muslims in the Xinjiang region. The UK and China...