Chinese Ambassador Banned From UK Parliament

China’s ambassador to the UK has been barred from Parliament after British lawmakers sanctioned by the regime expressed outrage over his scheduled visit. Zheng Zeguang was invited to a House of Commons reception on Wednesday, hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on China, The Telegraph reported. But he has now been banned from setting foot in Parliament after the Speakers of both Houses of Parliament intervened. The Chinese regime imposed sanctions on nine British individuals—including politicians, lawyers, and an academic—in retaliation for UK sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for the alleged abuse of Uyghurs in Xinjiang. Among the sanctioned were five Conservative MPs—Tom Tugendhat, Iain Duncan Smith, Neil O’Brien, Tim Loughton, and Nusrat Ghani—and two members of the House of Lords—Lord David Alton, a cross-bencher, and Labour peer Baroness Helena Kennedy. But the APPG on China still extended an invitation to Zheng, who became Beijing’s ambassador in London in …

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