Zhu said while Xinjiang's social situation has been stabilized, it is still in a phase in which terrorist activities are active. He warned that the fight against separatism and terrorism is a long-term one.
The Defense Ministry, responding to a journalist's question in an online statement about the issue, demanded that the US "halt all forms of military links between the United States and Taiwan, as well as all forms of weapon sales to Taiwan".
The site, located in Fuxin Township, was a fort city along the Great Wall constructed in Han Dynasty (202 BC- 220 AD). Excavation of the site was launched in October 2014, said Chu Jingang from the provincial cultural relics institute.
China on Tuesday unveiled a massive cabinet reshuffle plan to make the government better-structured, more efficient, and service-oriented.
More than 500 pieces of pottery, bronze and iron ware dating back from the Warring States period (475-221 BC) to the Tang Dynasty (618-907) have also been discovered in the area.