The official representative of Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying © Artem Ivanov/TASS
BEIJING, 2 Dec. /TASS/.China imposed sanctions against U.S. Human Rights organization Human Rights Watch has suspended consideration of requests for the entry of US ships in Hong Kong. On Monday at the briefing said the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Hua Chunying.”Despite strong protests from China, the American side insisted on signing the so-called law on human rights and democracy in Hong Kong, which is a serious violation of international law and interference in China’s internal Affairs. In response to the unjustified actions of the American side, we have decided to suspend consideration of requests for visits to Hong Kong by American warships and aircraft. We have also adopted sanctions against the American NGOs – the National Endowment for Democracy, International Republican Institute, Human Rights Watch, Freedom House and other”, – said the diplomat.
“We urge the United States to correct mistakes, to stop interfering in our internal Affairs. China will take all necessary steps in accordance with the situation to protect the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong and national sovereignty, security and development interests of our country”, – said the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
Signed by the President of the United States Donald trump the law will require the us administration to regularly report to lawmakers on the situation in Hong Kong and provides for the introduction of sanctions against those responsible, according to Washington, for violations of human rights in this Autonomous region. The document also requires an annual assessment of whether the Hong Kong independent from Beijing in accordance with the policy of “one country, two systems” for the extension of the existing against him by the US preferential economic and trade, customs and investment regime.