Turkey says it won't deport Uighurs to China despite extradition agreement

Turkey’s foreign minister has said the country will not deport Uighurs to China amid fears a new extradition agreement between the two nations could put the persecuted Muslim minority at risk. “Until now, there have been requests for returns from China related to Uighurs in Turkey. And you know Turkey hasn’t taken steps like this,” Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by state news agency Anadolu. The extradition treaty ratified by Beijing this weekend will not change that, Cavusoglu added. The extradition agreement has sparked major concern in Turkey’s 50,000-strong Uighur c…

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