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China bans US senators, official over criticism of ruling Communist party

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China on Monday said it will ban entry to US Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Representative Chris Smith and Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback over their criticism of the ruling

China on Monday said it will ban entry to US Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, Representative Chris Smith and Ambassador for Religious Freedom Sam Brownback over their criticism of the ruling Communist Party’s policies toward minority groups and people of faith.

Foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said actions by the US had “seriously damaged China-US relations” and that China was determined to uphold its national sovereignty against what it sees as interference in its internal affairs.

“China will respond further according to the development of the situation,” Hua said.
There was no indication that any of the four had plans to travel to China.

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Source: News https://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2020/07/13/China-bans-US-senators-officials-over-criticism-of-ruling-Communist-party.html

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