Zheng Zeguang, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China called Terry Branstad, United States Ambassador to China to express protest at the decision of Washington on the sanctions against the Chinese Department of National Defence Ministry and the head of the Ministry. Reads the official message published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.
Sanctions against the People’s Republic of China were introduced due to the acquisition of combat aircraft and missile systems from the Russian State company “Rosoboronexport”.
Reportedly, the USA introduced 25-percent duties for goods imported from China. American President Donald Trump accused China of the theft of intellectual property and repeatedly stressed that he doesn't like the deficit in trade with Beijing. Then duties were raised by another $16 billion.