According to the American leader, he has not yet seen a bill imposing sanctions against Beijing because of the spread of coronavirus infection.
US President Donald Trump intends to consider Senator Lindsay Graham’s bill imposing sanctions on China. On Wednesday, May 13, the press service of the White House.
The initiative suggests the possibility of imposing sanctions against China if Beijing “does not cooperate and does not provide a full report on the events that led to the outbreak of” a new type of coronavirus.
“I respect Lindsay Grammy and will definitely study this bill,” Trump said.
Earlier, Congress passed a bill on liability for COVID-19, which allows US President Donald Trump to impose sanctions on China.
It is known that Beijing protested in connection with the introduction of a draft law in the US Senate, which provides for the introduction of a package of sanctions against Beijing because of the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection.
“The purpose of the insistent calls to conduct investigations, which are obviously based on the presumption of guilt, is to shift the responsibility for a clumsy response to the coronavirus epidemic to China. We believe that this is highly immoral,” said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijiang
Also, Chinese authorities said they were ready to abandon a trade deal with the United States because of Washington’s accusations of coronavirus.