China has called the US sanctions for ties with Russia, the trampling of international norms

© REUTERS / Carlos Barria/File PhotoФлаги USA and ChinaChina has called the US sanctions for ties with Russia, the trampling of international norms© REUTERS / Carlos Barria/File Photo

U.S. sanctions imposed on China, is a manifestation of great-power hegemony and a public trampling the basic principles of international relations, said in a statement the Ministry of defense of the PRC.

«The actions of the American side are the public trampling of the basic norms of international relations and a manifestation of great-power hegemonism,» — said in published comments the Ministry of defense.

The defense Ministry of China stressed that military cooperation between Russia and China — the usual cooperation between sovereign States, which corresponds to the norms of international law, and the US has no right to interfere in it.

On Thursday, the US imposed sanctions against members of the Chinese defense Ministry and Rosoboronexport over deals on purchase of Russian aircraft and missile systems With-400. Measures taken in accordance with the provisions of the law «On counteraction to enemies of America by sanctions» (CAATSA) 2017. Beijing, in turn, urged the U.S. to lift the sanctions. As stated by foreign Ministry spokesman China Geng Shuang, otherwise America itself will be responsible for the consequences.

China has called the US sanctions for ties with Russia, the trampling of international norms© Vitaly Podwyzki…He came over from the corner

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