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Pompeo Calls China Hong Kong Security Law an Affront

Thursday, 2 July 2020 11:12 WIB HONG KONG Global china

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that China’s newly enacted Hong Kong national security law was “an affront to all nations” and that Washington was taking steps to end special permissions for the Chinese region. “The United States is deeply concerned about the law’s sweeping provisions and the safety of everyone living in the territory, including Americans,” Pompeo said. The Chinese legislature, the National People’s Congress, adopted the national security law for Hong Kong on Tuesday, a day before the 23rd anniversary of Hong Kong's return to Chinese rule. The law recommends harsh penalties for vaguely defined crimes such as “collusion with foreign countries.” Crimes...

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