Washington, July 16
The US is mulling over imposing a journey ban on members of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) and their households, a transfer that would additional exacerbate the bilateral tensions, in line with a media report.
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The presidential proclamation, nonetheless in its draft type, might additionally authorise the US Government to revoke the visas of CPC members and their households who’re already within the nation, resulting in their expulsion, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing sources. However, there was no official affirmation of the report. The transfer, if taken, will additional exacerbate the tensions between the 2 financial giants, that are at loggerheads over a number of points, together with Covid and China’s implementation of a controversial safety regulation for Hong Kong.
The Trump administration blames China for not warning the world of the pandemic earlier and hiding the extent of its outbreak. Beijing has rejected the allegations. — PTI