China concerned over locked Twitter account of its United States embassy

Reuters | Beijing | Updated: 21-01-2021 13:30 IST | Created: 21-01-2021 13:15 IST
China concerned over locked Twitter account of its United States embassy
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China is concerned over news that social network Twitter has locked the account of its embassy in the United States, the foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Chinese authorities were confused by the move, foreign minisry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular briefing.

On Thursday, Twitter said it locked the account over a message that defended China's policies in its far western region of Xinjiang, saying it had violated the U.S. firm's policy against "dehumanization".

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)



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