Sanctions on Chinese Officials ‘Indefinitely’ Paused by Foreign Office: Sir Iain Duncan Smith

Malcolm Hudson
By Malcolm Hudson
March 20, 2024NTD UK News

Former Tory leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith revealed the Foreign Office has “indefinitely” paused targeted sanctions against Chinese officials. He raised his concerns as MPs condemned Hong Kong legislators for passing a new national security law, which grants authorities more powers to quash dissent.


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