14 Feb '12, 11pm

China vows to take steps to improve human rights

China vows to take steps to improve human rights

Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that Beijing will take concrete steps to improve human rights as he admitted 'there is always room for improvement.' Mr Xi said that in his talks in Washington with President Barack Obama, he 'stressed China has made tremendous and well-recognized achievements in the field of human rights over the past 30-plus years since reform and opening up. -- PHOTO: AP WASHINGTON (AFP) - Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday that Beijing will take concrete steps to improve human rights as he admitted 'there is always room for improvement.' Mr Xi said that in his talks in Washington with President Barack Obama, he 'stressed China has made tremendous and well-recognized achievements in the field of human rights over the past 30-plus years since reform and opening up. 'Of course there is always room for improvement when it com...

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