China passed anti-foreign sanctions laws during a Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) session on Thursday (10 June), according to state media Xinhua.
The law to fight against hegemonism specifies three types of counter measures, which include:
Some Western countries and organizations have started smearing China’s domestic and foreign policies, and imposed so-called sanctions upon related state organs, organizations and public servants by using pretexts including Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong-related issues in recent years, stated Xinhua.
A NPC official told the publication the purpose of formulating the law was to counter, fight and oppose unilateral sanctions on China imposed by foreign countries, safeguard its national sovereignty, security and development interests as well as to protect the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens and organisations.
Photo credit: Xinhua/Li Tao
Published: 11 June, 2021
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