China on Tuesday urged the
United States to abandon its double standards on human rights and refrain from
interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Qin Gang made the remarks in response to
the U.S. State Department spokesman's statement on International Human Rights
Day, in which the U.S. side criticized China and other countries' human rights
Qin said China had made remarkable achievements on human rights protection.
"The achievements are there for all to see,"the spokesman said.
"The United States is not qualified to label itself as a human rights guard,"
He said that the Chinese government suggested the United States should
examine its own human rights problems.