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China sanctions 12 US companies for arms sales to Taiwan

The sanctions are also imposed in response to similar measures that the US applied against Chinese companies.

China announced this Wednesday the imposition of sanctions on 12 military industrial companies in United States (USA) for the sale of weapons to Taiwan.

“China decided to take action against 12 American military and industrial companies and their 10 senior executives,” declared the Chinese Foreign Ministry in a statement, after having denounced that the United States continues to sell weapons to Taiwan, seriously violating the One China principle and the provisions of the three joint statements on this matter signed by Beijing and Washington.

The sanctions are also imposed in response to similar measures that the US applied against Chinese companies alleging “the so-called factors related to Russia,” indicates the text cited by Sputnik.

Likewise, he denounces that what he does Washington It is “unilateral harassment and economic coercion” that infringe “the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies, institutions and individuals.”

This Monday, May 20, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce included the American companies General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, General Dynamics Land System and Boeing Defense, Space & Security on the “list of unreliable entities” for their involvement in the sale of weapons to Taiwan.

Almost a month earlier, on April 23, the US Senate approved the bill on foreign aid of 95.000 billion dollars to Washington's allies, including Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.

sourceSputnik

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