China announced the introduction of sanctions against nine physical and four legal entities from the UK. The appropriate statement is posted on Friday, March 26, on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the PRC.
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According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry, the list, in particular, included the former leader of the Conservative Party of Ian Duncan Smith, as well as the Tori Commission for Human Rights, which, according to Beijing, “malnutrically distributes a lie and disinformation.”
Fragrances of the list, as well as members of their families, is closed entry into the territory of the PRC. In addition, China’s citizens, as well as its companies and institutions, is forbidden to conduct business with the participants of the list.
Beijing’s decision is the answer to the actions of the United States, the European Union, Great Britain and Canada, who have previously approved restrictive measures against the PRC. Western countries tied their steps with China’s policies against ethnic and religious minorities in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Area (Suar).