US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Tuesday warned Beijing of latest countermeasures following what he referred to as a “unhappy day,” as China imposed a sweeping nationwide safety regulation on Hong Kong.
“As we speak marks a tragic day for Hong Kong, and for freedom-loving individuals throughout China,” Pompeo mentioned in a press release.
“Per President (Donald) Trump’s instruction, we’ll get rid of coverage exemptions that give Hong Kong totally different and particular therapy, with few exceptions,” he mentioned.
“The US is not going to stand idly by whereas China swallows Hong Kong into its authoritarian maw,” he warned.
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