China’s authorities has criticized “lengthy-arm jurisdiction by different nations” after Washington penalized a gaggle of Chinese language corporations accused of buying and selling with North Korea.
A overseas ministry spokesman, Lu Kang, stated Wednesday that Beijing abides by U.N. Safety Council sanctions over the North’s pursuit of nuclear and missile know-how. Nevertheless, he stated, “we oppose unilateral sanctions and lengthy-arm jurisdiction.”
Lu gave no indication whether or not Beijing may take motion in response.
Washington stated Tuesday the businesses accused of buying and selling with North Korea will probably be barred from holding U.S. belongings or doing enterprise in america.
Beijing has expressed rising frustration with North Korea however rejects permitting particular person governments to take motion and says any measures ought to keep away from harming the North Korean public.