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China says it opposes U.S. unilateral sanctions over funds for North Korea

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that it resolutely opposes unilateral sanctions and long-armed jurisdiction, after the United States imposed sanctions on a China-based tech firm, accusing it of moving illicit funding to North Korea.

Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a daily news briefing in Beijing, adding that Beijing had lodged stern representations with Washington.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Michael Martina; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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