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Majority Leader Schumer Statement After Compelling China’s President Xi To Strengthen Statement Supporting Israel & Standing Against Terrorism

Beijing, China – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today released the following statement after successfully compelling China to strengthen their original statement and reissue a new statement condemning terrorism in a personal meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping: 

“I raised with President Xi the unfolding atrocities carried out against Israel and the need for the world community to stand together against terrorism and with the Israeli people, and pointedly requested from President Xi that the Chinese Foreign Minister strengthen their statement; they did.”