China News Desk!! China on Monday criticized the US for imposing sanctions on Chinese companies for alleged collusion with Russia, saying it would retaliate if the illegal, unilateral sanctions were not revoked. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Mao Ning told a press briefing that the US action lacked both international law and the mandate of the UN Security Council, Xinhua news agency reported. Mao said, they are typical unilateral sanctions and illegal long-term jurisdiction and are harmful to Chinese interests. We condemn and reject this move and have made serious objections to the US side. China’s position on the Ukraine issue has been objective and fair. We have actively promoted peace talks and sought a political solution. However, the US is fanning the fire and fueling the fight with more weapons.
To date, the United States has provided over $32 billion in military aid to Ukraine, including large quantities of advanced weapons. Just a few days ago, it announced another tranche of military aid for Ukraine worth $2 billion, according to the spokesman. Mao stated that the United States is on one side of the conflict, thus prolonging the fighting, while it is spreading misinformation that China supplies arms to Russia and that Chinese companies are banned under that pretext. Mao said, this is complete hegemony and double standards and complete hypocrisy. One year after the Ukraine crisis escalated into full swing, China released its position paper on a political solution to the crisis, while the US imposed sanctions on Chinese and other foreign companies. Who is promoting peace and destruction, and who is fueling tension and further destabilizing the world? The answer is quite clear.
He called on the United States to consider its behavior, take into account what is good for the world, and do something that would actually help defuse the situation and move peace talks forward. The US also needs to stop spreading misinformation and lift sanctions on Chinese companies, he said. Mao said, the Chinese side will continue to do whatever is necessary to resolutely protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese companies. We will retaliate harshly in response to US sanctions.
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