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China Seeks to Boost Development in Minority Areas

China will boost development in ethnic minority areas and spur their industrialization, a senior Communist Party official said on Monday, in implicit recognition of the economic causes of some unrest in areas like Xinjiang.   The comments by Yu Zhengsheng, the fourth most senior ruling party member who heads a largely ceremonial advisory body to parliament, came as China reeled from a deadly attack on a train station blamed on militants from Xinjiang.   "We will conduct...

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