• Pompeo blasts Beijing's national security bill as ‘death knell' for Hong Kong's autonomy

    8 days ago - By Politico

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned efforts by Beijing to enact national security legislation in Hong Kong, charging that the implementation of such a measure would represent a “death knell” for the semi-autonomy afforded to the Chinese territory.
    “Hong Kong has flourished as a bastion of liberty,” Pompeo said in a statement. “The United States strongly urges Beijing to reconsider its disastrous proposal, abide by its international obligations, and respect Hong Kong's high degree of autonomy, democratic institutions, and civil liberties, which are key to preserving its...
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  • China's Proposed Security Law Would Be a 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Freedom, U.S. Says

    China's Proposed Security Law Would Be a 'Death Knell' for Hong Kong Freedom, U.S. Says

    8 days ago - By Newsweek

    Secretary of State Pompeo says the decision to impose China's national security law "would be a death knell for the high degree of autonomy Beijing promised for Hong Kong under the Sino-British Joint Declaration."
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  • US says China security law a 'death knell' for Hong Kong autonomy

    8 days ago - By Al Jazeera

    US top diplomat Pompeo calls China's proposed legislation 'disastrous', says it could affect how US treats Hong Kong.
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  • Pompeo: China measure a 'death knell' for Hong Kong autonomy

    8 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it “a death knell for the high degree of autonomy" that Beijing had promised the territory.
    The measure, submitted Friday on the opening day of China's national legislative session, is strongly opposed by pro-democracy lawmakers in semi-autonomous Hong Kong.
    Pompeo weighed in as well, calling the proposal by China an effort to “unilaterally and arbitrarily impose national security legislation on Hong Kong.”
    “Hong Kong has flourished as a bastion of...
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  • Pompeo: China measure a 'death knell' for Hong Kong autonomy

    8 days ago - By Star Tribune

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned China's effort to take over national security legislation in Hong Kong, calling it "a death knell for the high degree of autonomy" that Beijing had promised the territory.
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