China Sanctions Trump Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Retaliation for Human Rights Penalties Levied Against It


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News Snapshot: China sanctioned former Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and six other U.S. individuals or entities in retaliation for human rights penalties levied against the Chinese government Friday. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the sanctions were a response to the recent Hong Kong Business Advisory issued by the State Department earlier this month, which warned U.S. companies against engaging in business activity in Hong Kong due to a series of risks . On Friday, China accused the U.S. of engaging in behavior that “gravely” violates international law. “I would like to stress once again that Hong Kong is China’s Special Administrative...