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US Urges Rights Improvement in China Ahead of Xi Visit

A senior U.S. diplomat is calling for China to improve its worsening human rights record to ensure Chinese President Xi Jinping's upcoming state visit to Washington is a success. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy Tom Malinowski made the comment Thursday following the first of two days of an annual human rights dialogue with Beijing officials. "The dialogue gave us a chance to convey in advance of [Xi's] visit the growing sense of alarm in the United States about...

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