US closely monitoring situation in China’s Xinjiang province

The US Tuesday said it is monitoring the situation in the restive Xinjiang province very closely and asked Chinese authorities to deal with the unrest in a transparent and lawful fashion.

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2009, 12:17 PM IST

Washington: The US Tuesday said it is monitoring the situation in the restive Xinjiang province very closely and asked Chinese authorities to deal with the unrest in a transparent and lawful fashion.
"We are monitoring the situation in Xinjiang very closely," US State Department spokesman Ian Kelly told reporters here during a daily press briefing.

"We have called upon the Chinese authorities to deal with the unrest in a transparent and lawful fashion," he said.

Bureau Report