National People's Congress approves law to confront Western sanctions
The members of the National People's Congress passed legislation to confront western sanctions in the 29th session of the 13th NPC standing committee meeting in Beijing.
China Central Television reported Thursday that the Chinese authorities passed legislation to counter Western sanctions.
The NPC passed the law at the 29th session of the Standing Committee meeting of the 13th National People's Congress in Beijing.
At the end of March, the European Union, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese individuals and organizations for violating the rights of Uyghurs in the western region of Xinjiang.
For its part, and in response to the measures against it, China imposed sanctions on 10 Europeans and 4 European entities.
Chinese companies are under increasing pressure, and Washington has imposed restrictions on the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, preventing it from acquiring essential US components for its products, and classifying it alongside the Chinese company ZTE as a threat to US national security.
Later, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the sanctions imposed by the United States on a number of its technology companies would not remain unanswered.