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Cinovac vaccine 💉goes to Turkey via Xinjiang?

Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced that the arrival of Sinovac had been delayed after a resurgence in cases of the virus in Beijing and that the delivery had been put back by “a day or two”.

The agreement between Turkey and China for the Cinovac vaccine has raised many questions as expressed by Serdar Savaş, former program director of (WHO) Europe, and concern the cost, the delay, the trials and the fast-track approval of the vaccine

Yet, the delay issue may have a darker side. For to dispatch the vaccine to , the spokesperson for the Uyghur World Congress, Dilxat Raxit, said that agreed to deport members of the Uighurs who fled China and don’t have Turkish citizenship yet

The Uyghurs problem. In Xinjiang, 🇨🇳 evidence show that hundreds of thousands of Muslim Uyghurs are being incarcerated by the authorities in ‘re-education camps. They suffer physical & psychological torture although 🇨🇳 denies the existence of the camps.

Beijing has put economic pressure on Ankara for the ratification of the agreement, according to Raxit. “We are calling on the Turkish government to prevent this agreement from becoming a tool of persecution,”

It’s not the first time that Turkey is accused for deporting Uighurs. It has been accused that sends them back to China via third countries like Tajikistan, from where Beijing can more easily secure their extradition.

Finally, although the Turkish FM Cavusoglu stated that he was “deeply concerned” by China’s “persecution of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang”, Turkey was not among 22 countries which called for an investigation into abuses inside China at the U. N. H. R. C. in July 2020🤔🤔