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Clarification: France-China story

August 31, 2020 GMT
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks with journalists after a press conference at the Institute for International Relations in Paris, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in France as part of a five-country trip to Europe, his first since the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks with journalists after a press conference at the Institute for International Relations in Paris, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in France as part of a five-country trip to Europe, his first since the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi speaks with journalists after a press conference at the Institute for International Relations in Paris, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in France as part of a five-country trip to Europe, his first since the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

PARIS (AP) — In a story published August 30, 2020, The Associated Press reported that Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi defended detention camps for mostly Muslim ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region, brushing off human rights concerns by European countries. The story should have made clear that he did not refer to the camps as “reeducation centers.”