Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Jiang Yu said that China are strongly disappointed and are against the “2008 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom” published by US State Department on Friday September 19. She said the report gave groundless criticism to China’s policy on religion and ethnic groups, which is against basic guidelines in handling the international relationship. It has also interfered China’s domestic affairs. “We strongly ask the US to correct its actions of criticizing religious affairs in other countries at its own will and stop publishing the report. "
Source: Xinhua, September 23, 2008