Chinese diplomats demanded that the U.S. stop pressuring other states under the guise of “national security interests”.
This was said by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin:
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“In all political situations, the U.S. puts pressure on foreign enterprises and threatens them with sanctions. This goes against the principles of market economy. This is a clear example of a double standard policy and a violation of such World Trade Organization principles as openness, transparency and non-discrimination. China expresses its strong protest in this regard”.