Hong kong : Mike Pompeo is a threat to the China of retribution - The Point

The United States to raise the tone after the adoption by China of a new national security law to hong Kong. The head of the american diplomacy has threatened B

Hong kong : Mike Pompeo is a threat to the China of retribution - The Point

The United States to raise the tone after the adoption by China of a new national security law to hong Kong. The head of the american diplomacy has threatened Beijing's new retaliation, lamenting "a sad day" for hong Kong. "Today is a sad day for hong Kong, and for all the lovers of liberty in China", denounced the secretary of State in a press release.

"The United States will not remain idly by while China swallowed hong Kong in his mouth and authoritarian", he thundered, after the promulgation by the chinese president Xi Jinping to a national security law in hong Kong. The act is accused by his detractors of being an attempt to muzzle the opposition in hong Kong. It provides that chinese justice is competent for the "serious" security breaches and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against national security.

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"in Accordance with the instructions of the president Trump, we will eliminate exemptions policies that grant hong Kong a different treatment and special, with a few exceptions," said Mike Pompeo. At the end of may, Washington had already hit hard by revoking the trade status from preferential to Hong Kong. The united nations, 27 States, including France and Japan, have prompted China to re-examine the law that "threat", according to them, the freedoms in the autonomous territory.

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Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 21:33

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