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Xin·jiang

 (shĭn′jyäng′) also Sin·kiang (sĭn′kyäng′, shĭn′jyäng′)
An autonomous region of extreme western China. Ürümqi is the capital.
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Noun1.Xinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and KazakhstanXinjiang - an autonomous province in far northwestern China on the border with Mongolia and Kazakhstan; the largest province in the People's Republic of China and the homeland of the Uighur people
East Turkestan Islamic Movement, East Turkistan Islamic Movement - a group of Uighur Muslims fighting Chinese control of Xinjiang; declared by China in 2001 to be terrorists although there is a long history of cycles of insurgency and repression
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Uighur, Uigur, Uygur - a member of a people who speak Uighur and live in Xinjiang and adjacent areas
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China and Afghanistan are against terrorism and we have made efforts in this area and we thank Afghanistan for its support in eliminating Eastern Turkistan terrorists," he said.
In her statement to the Security Council, the Pakistani ambassador warned of a new and vicious threat that has emerged in Afghanistan with the presence of a conglomerate of terrorists from various parts of the world, including the TTP (Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, the Pakistani Taliban), the ETIM (the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, a separatist group in China's Xinjiang province), and the IMU (the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan).
The Xiamen BRICS Declaration signed by the BRICS members specifically stated, "BRICS express concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Al-Qaeda and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir,' the leaders said in the declaration.
The declaration of BRICS, of which China is a prominent member, had expressed "concern" over the security situation in the region and the violence caused by the Taliban, ISIS, Al Qaeda and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM) active in China's Xinjiang and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, LeT, JeM, Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
Expressing its resolve to jointly fight terror in all forms, the Brics statement issued on Monday named Jaesh-e-Mohammad (JeM), Lashkar-e-Taiba, Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, Taliban, Daesh (the self-proclaimed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), Al Qaida and its associates, including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network and the Hizb-ut-Tahrir in a list of terror outfits that the bloc considered as constituting a potent threat to global security and stability.
It noted that Chinese President Xi Jingping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Brazilian President Michel Temer and South African President Jacob Zuma "express concern on the security situation in the region and violence caused by the Taliban, ISIL/DAISH, Al-Qaida and its affiliates including Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement, Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, the Haqqani network, Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammad, TTP and Hizb ut-Tahrir.
ISIL - KP, along with a spectrum of other terrorist and extremist groups, such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan in north and the Islamic Movement of Eastern Turkistan appear as an emerging security threat in Afghanistan.
In the document, the two countries vowed to enhance information sharing and jointly fight the "Three Evil Forces" of terrorism, separatism, and extremism, including the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM).
Their men should be killed and captured to seek the release of our brothers who are jailed in Eastern Turkistan.
The upcoming UNIW 13th Board Meeting in Istanbul would discuss in detail the latest situation of Muslims residing in Somalia, Lebanon, Eastern Turkistan, Iraq, Balkans, Sweden, Arab Gulf and Bahrain, Syria, Yemen, Bangladesh, Pakistan and other regions of South Asia.
Supporters of terrorist groups such as the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, al-Qaida, the Islamic Jihad Union, and the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement are active in the Central Asian region.

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