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China open to recommendations at UN rights council
August 26,2014   By:Xinhua
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Wu Hailong(L2), Chinese ambassador to the United Nations(UN) Office at Geneva, speaks during the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on March 20, 2014. During its ongoing 25th session, the Human Rights Council has adopted the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) reports on China, Jordan, Malaysia, the Central African Republic, and Chad. (Xinhua/Wang Siwei)

GENEVA, March 20, 2014 -- China is open to recommendations made in a periodic review by UN's top human rights forum, a Chinese envoy said here Thursday.

China has decided to accept 204 of the 252 recommendations in the final report of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by the UN's Human Rights Council, accounting for 81 percent of the total, covering more than 20 areas, said Wu Hailong, Chinese ambassador to the United Nations Office at Geneva.

China is determined to promote and protect human rights, and adopts an open, active and sincere attitude toward recommendations made by various countries, Wu added.

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