First joint removal Western countries against China. The European Union, the United Kingdom, the USA and Canada have announced a package of sanctions against four Beijing government figures involved in the elimination of the Muslim minority. Uyghurs, A minority in the Xinjiang region.
China has responded with sanctions against the European Union.
Sanctions against China by the European Union, the US, the UK and Canada
Unlike the United States, Brussels has so far been Direct confrontation with Beijing was avoided. Today’s siege is the first since the siege of 1989 following the Tiananmen Square massacre.
The Netherlands summoned the Chinese ambassador to The Hague following a response from Beijing that imposed sanctions on 10 European nationals. The European ParliamentMeanwhile, foreign ministers from Germany, Belgium and other countries rejected the sanctions.
China is serious about human rights abuses for setting up real detention camps in the northwest.
The Chinese foreign minister said all Europeans and their families affected by the embargo would be barred from entering the Asian country.
In the last few hours, the European Union has again allowed people and institutions to commit human rights violations Myanmar, North Korea, Libya, Russia, South Sudan and Eritrea.
EU arrests 11 over military coup and repression in Myanmar / Burma
In addition, 11 people and 4 entities have serious responsibilities # Human Rights Violations in China, DPRK, Libya, Russia, South Sudan and Eritrea
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– EU Council Press (@EUCouncilPress) March 22, 2021
The United States does not rule out further action
The move also marks a clear pace for the White House, which has distanced itself from the previous Trump administration. With the historic allies of the Atlantic Treaty.
“Despite global condemnation, the People’s Republic of China continues its genocide and crimes against humanity.Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. “The United States reiterates its call for an end to repression, especially for members of Muslim and other religious and ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, including those detained in concentration camps and concentration camps.”.
White House spokesman Jen Psaki did not rule out further action against China:We are concerned about human rights in XinjiangZaki said he was confident Beijing would take note of the renewed cooperation between the allies.