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The Chinese government has approved the decision to ban the consumption of wild animals on 24 February 2020.

News published on the website of the Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China supports the statement.

News published on the website of the Ministry of Justice of the People's Republic of China supports the statement.The Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) approved the decision to ban the illegal trading and consumption of wild animals on 24 February 2020. It added that the ban focuses on the security of life and health of people and the biological and ecological security of China.

It was also mentioned that punishments with higher penalties would be levied on the people, who violate the protection laws and regulations of the wildlife.

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