China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters

Washington calls China’s tit-for-tat sanctions ‘baseless’

  • US says the punitive actions levelled by China on Friday show how it punishes non-official players
  • Beijing’s latest tit-for-tat salvo is likely to increase tensions ahead of an upcoming visit by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman

China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
China announced on Friday sanctions against six individuals and an entity in the US, in retaliation to earlier sanctions imposed by Washington. Photo: Reuters
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