The sanctions against them show that China will never back down on major issues related to China's national sovereignty, security and development interests.
"It is the epitome of double standards that the Five Eyes chose to interpret the HKSAR government's decision in a twisted political way," Zhao said. https://www.gzbl.com/eduneig71w2/.
"It is another evidence of their interference in China's internal affairs and Hong Kong Legislative Council election. China has made stern representations with the relevant countries," Zhao said.