China announced on Friday it was responding to die… US sanctions To Chinese officials from the Beijing Liaison Office in Hong Kong.
China has also imposed sanctions on current or former chairmen of a number of bodies including the Executive Committee of the Congress of China, the US-China Security and Economic Review Committee, the Democratic Institute of International Affairs, the International Republican Institute, Human Rights Watch, and Der in Washington-based Hong Kong Democratic Council, according to Reuters.
It is noteworthy that these penalties die first are die China in Implemented a new law in response to foreign sanctions, die were imposed in June.
It also comes days before a visit in China planned by the US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman Amid mounting tensions in relations between the two countries.
Imposed last Friday die United States in connection with Beijing’s crackdown on die democracy in Hong Kong sanctions seven Chinese. This is Washington’s latest move to convince Beijing for what it calls a decline in the rule of law in the former British colony called to account.
In a separate business policy the government of US President Joe Biden were die US government concerns about die Effects of the Hong Kong National Security Law on die Work of international companies highlighted.
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