- Foreign ministry calls it a ‘wrongful action’ and says trade with Iran is legitimate and ‘should be respected’
- US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday said China was ‘subject to sanctions just like everybody else’
China on Monday called for the US to “immediately halt” sanctions on Chinese companies for maintaining business ties with Iran amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.
The administration of US President Donald Trump on Friday imposed new sanctions on Iran following attacks on US and allied troops in Iraq earlier in the week. The latest round of sanctions is set to hit much of Iran’s economy as well as Chinese companies that have conducted business with Iran.
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