Relations between China and Japan deteriorated due to held in Tokyo, the Assembly of the World Uyghur Congress (WUC), which in Beijing is considered a terrorist separatist organization, reported May 21 Kommersant .
In particular, after the Beijing trilateral meeting of leaders of China, South Korea and Japan, PRC President Hu Jintao refused to talk with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko node, the head of the Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi canceled a planned meeting with a delegation of Japanese business, and the deputy chairman of the Central Military Commission of China General Go Bosyun Colonel refused to travel to Tokyo.
Earlier, the Chinese government called on Japan to refrain from issuing an entry visa participants of the Congress and the Chinese ambassador in Tokyo, sent letters to more than one hundred deputies of the Japanese parliament, supported the implementation of measures TQM.
In the Assembly, was attended by about 120 representatives of the Uighur community of a dozen countries, includingKazakhstan . They re-elected leader of the organization Rabiyu Kadir and accused Beijing of murders, mass repressions and attempts to destroy the indigenous people of East Turkestan, replacing it with Han people, the settlers: the share of early Uighurs in Xinjiang was more than 70 percent, and now they were much less than half. Forum participants affirmed that Congress did not require the creation of an independent Uighur state, and seeks to have a real political and cultural autonomy within the PRC.