Madrid, 17 (Europa Press)
Chinese officials threatened this Friday to take necessary measures to “secure” their institutions and companies as the United States Senate passed a ban on imports from the Chinese territory of Xinjiang aimed at curbing the terms of forced labor. approved as a remedy. violation of human rights.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin lamented that the measure approved by Washington showed “the US government has no hesitation in trying to bring down China by any means necessary.”
“The action undermines the principles of economic markets and international trade rules and seriously harms the interests of Chinese institutions and institutions,” Wang told a news conference.
In this sense, he has moved that Beijing strongly rejects the decision and urged it to “correct the error” as soon as possible. The measure, which is the latest in a series of sanctions imposed by the United States against China for its treatment of the Uighur minority, will affect products unless companies can prove they were produced without using forced labor. it was done.
On Thursday, the US Commerce Department also blacklisted several Chinese entities on grounds that China’s actions endanger US national security by using advances in biotechnology to suppress civilians. Uighurs in Xinjiang.
For its part, the Treasury Department has reported a new round of sanctions against eight other Chinese entities responsible for monitoring and violating the human rights of the population in that region.
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