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U.S. to Restrict Visas for Chinese Officials Linked to Abuse of Muslim Minorities

12 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

The U.S. is imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials linked to the abuse of Muslim minority groups in China's Xinjiang region, where as many as a million people are detained in camps.
The visa restrictions-which will limit the ability of affected Chinese officials to travel to the U.S.-come a day after the U.S. imposed export restrictions against more than two dozen Chinese firms for having a role in government policies toward minorities.
Both moves come as U.S.-China trade talks are slated to resume Thursday in Washington.
The State Department said the visa restrictions will apply...
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China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links

China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links

12 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

China is planning tighter visa restrictions for U.S. nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said, following similar U.S. restrictions on Chinese nationals, as relations between the countries sour.
China's Ministry of Public Security has for months been working on rules to limit the ability of anyone employed, or sponsored, by U.S. intelligence services and human rights groups to travel to China.
The proposed changes follow the introduction by the United States of tighter rules for visas for Chinese scholars in May.
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