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Internet services resume in Xinjiang

05-14-2010 12:20 BJT

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Internet services have been fully restored in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

The regional government's press office says the move aims to meet Xinjiang residents' need for information and boost economic development. The region's international communications were suspended for five months last year following the July 5th riots. International phone calls and the Internet have gradually resumed this year. The local government has expressed its appreciation for Xinjiang people's understanding and support.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CCTV.com

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