The first joint action Western nations against China. The European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada have announced sanctions against four Beijing government officials involved in the extermination of the Muslim minority. உய்குர்கள், Minorities of Xinjiang Region.
China has responded with sanctions against the EU.
EU, US, UK and Canada sanctions against China
Unlike the United States, Brussels has been so far Direct confrontation with Beijing was avoided. Today’s sanctions are the first significant after the 1989 arms embargo, following the Tiananmen Square massacre.
Following Beijing’s response to the imposition of sanctions on 10 European citizens, the Netherlands summoned the Chinese ambassador to the Hague. The European ParliamentMeanwhile, the foreign ministers of Germany, Belgium and other countries have rejected the sanctions.
China has been accused of human rights abuses for setting up real concentration camps in an area in the northwest.
The Chinese Foreign Minister said that all Europeans and their families affected by the embargo would be barred from entering the Asian country.
In the last few hours, the EU has allowed people and companies to repeat human rights violations Myanmar, North Korea, Libya, Russia, South Sudan and Eritrea.
EU bans 11 people for military coup and repression in Myanmar / Burma
– EU Council Press (@EUCouncilPress) March 22, 2021
The United States has not ruled out further action
The move marks the rapid transformation of the White House, which has moved away from the previous Trump administration and acted Along with the historical allies of the Atlantic Treaty.
“Despite growing global condemnation, the People’s Republic of China continues its genocidal and crimes against humanitySecretary of State Anthony Blingen said. “The United States has again called on the PRC to end the persecution of members of the majority Muslim and other religious and ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, including those arbitrarily detained in Vinh camps and detention camps.”.
White House spokesman Zhen Zaki did not rule out further action against China: “We continue to be concerned about human rights in XinjiangZaki noted that he was confident that Beijing would take note of the renewed cooperation between the allies.