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China sanctions Pompeo, other Trump admin officials

| Updated: January 22, 2021 18:26:21


Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, US, January 12, 2021 — Andrew Harnik/Pool via Reuters/File Photo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, US, January 12, 2021 — Andrew Harnik/Pool via Reuters/File Photo

China has imposed sanctions on 28 US individuals including former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over “crazy actions that have gravely interfered in China’s internal affairs”, its foreign ministry said in the early hours of Thursday, Beijing time.

“These individuals and their immediate family members are prohibited from entering the mainland of China, Hong Kong and Macao. They and companies and institutions associated with them are also restricted from doing business with China,” the ministry said in a statement.

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