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China says UK, Canada should withdraw wrong decisions on blocking goods linked to Xinjiang

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian attends a news conference in Beijing, China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it will take all necessary measures to safeguard sovereignty and development interests, after Canada and Britain clamped down on imports made by Chinese forced labor in Xinjiang region.

Britain and Canada should immediately withdraw their wrong decisions, foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a regular news briefing.

(Reporting By Gabriel Crossley; Writing by Beijing Newsroom; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)