USA and China held Discussions on Human Rights Issues

Aug 2, 2013 15:55 IST

USA and China held in-depth and frank discussions at Kunming in China on the rule of law, freedom of religion, freedom of expression, freedom of association, and other human rights issues, including specific cases of concern.

The US-China Human Rights dialogue was held in the second week of July 2013 by interagency delegations led by Uzra Zeya, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour and the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of International Organizations and Conferences Director-General Li Junhua.

The Human Rights Dialogue is an opportunity to reinforce the messages, including on specific cases that we consistently deliver at the highest levels on these issues. This is a continuous conversation, it is important to continue having it, because obviously human rights form a key tenet of US foreign policy.

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