UK Foreign Office to Summon Chinese Ambassador to Debate New Sanctions
On Monday, the western world, namely the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States, and Canada imposed sanctions on a slew of Chinese officials over alleged human rights violations in the Xinjiang region.
The British Foreign Office will summon the Chinese ambassador to the country to discuss Beijing’s new sanctions on nine UK individuals and four entities, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Friday.
After the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States, and Canada imposed sanctions on Chinese officials over the matter on Monday. China came up with reciprocal restrictions, targeting apart from a handful of EU officials, several UK MPs, an academic, a lawyer, and four British entities.