Wang Wenbin, Foreign Ministry spokesman, urged Washington to listen to the international community's call in this regard and immediately lift the coercive policies imposed under the pretext of human rights.
"Such moves are widely criticized (...) The facts show that unilateral sanctions impact the economic and political order and the global governance system", Wenbin said.
According to the Foreign Ministry spokesman, the White House thus undermines these nations' efforts to mobilize resources, expand the economy, and improve their population's welfare.
He described this position as a threat to the right to life, self-determination, and development and as a continuous, systematic, and large-scale violation of human rights.
"With the Covid-19 pandemic, unilateral sanctions led to shortages of medicine and food for tens of millions of people, put health and life at risk, especially for vulnerable groups, and exacerbated poverty, hunger, and inequality," he added.