China News Service, Beijing, February 9 (Reporter Liang Xiaohui) In response to the U.S. hyping up the selection of Xinjiang Uyghur athletes as torchbearers for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a regular press conference on the 9th, This is a normal arrangement made by China, and it is not up to the US to make irresponsible remarks.

  A reporter asked a question. On the 7th, the US White House Press Secretary Psaki responded to the Xinjiang Uyghur athlete as the main torchbearer of the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics, saying that China cannot be allowed to use this move to distract the outside world against China's "human rights violations" and in some areas. "genocide" attention, which is why the United States refuses to send a diplomatic mission.

What is China's response?

  Zhao Lijian said that regarding the selection of the torchbearers of the Beijing Winter Olympics, I have already introduced the relevant situation. Who will be the main torchbearer at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics is a normal arrangement made by the Chinese side, and it is not up to the US to make irresponsible remarks.

  Zhao Lijian pointed out that the so-called "genocide" of the United States is a lie of the century, which fully exposed the sinister intention of the United States to politicize the Winter Olympics and maliciously smear China through Xinjiang-related issues. Lonely.

  Zhao Lijian pointed out that the genocide of Indians in the history of the United States also has a chronic disease of long-term systematic discrimination against ethnic minorities.

The Indian population plummeted from 5 million at the end of the 15th century to 250,000 at the beginning of the 20th century, a twentieth reduction.

  "What is genocide? The U.S. policy toward Indians is the real genocide." Zhao Lijian pointed out that what the U.S. should do is to conscientiously reckon with its historical crimes of genocide against Indians, and take practical measures to reduce targeting of Indians and Indians. Racial discrimination against ethnic minorities such as Africans and Asians.

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