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The Chinese government on Wednesday condemned the US House of Representatives' approval of a bill on the treatment of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang autonomous region and warned that Beijing would respond if it is approved by the Senate and the US president.

The act, passed by the House of Representatives by 401 votes to one, proposes sanctions for Chinese officials for their alleged involvement in abuses committed against Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang region. EFE-EPA