China-US: Relations fray between the two superpowers

The US has imposed sanctions on Chinese officials it says are committing human rights abuses in Xinjiang and Tibet.

The combative language between China and the United States has continued in recent days, as relations between the two superpowers deteriorate.

It has been a challenging few months for Beijing, where it has been criticised for a Hong Kong security law, and faced resistance on the use of Huawei’s technology.

Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu explains.