Dispute over Hong Kong: Trump under sanctions signed law against China – Beijing counters

The Chinese government has responded to the us sanctions law, and in retaliation for punitive measures against the "concerned citizens and institutions of the

Dispute over Hong Kong: Trump under sanctions signed law against China – Beijing counters

The Chinese government has responded to the us sanctions law, and in retaliation for punitive measures against the "concerned citizens and institutions of the United States," announced. A foreign Ministry spokesman, condemned on Wednesday in Beijing sharply from the American President Donald Trump on Tuesday (local time) signed the law. China had to give the "necessary response" to protect its legitimate interests. The Chinese punitive measures should be directed, in accordance with previous explanations against persons and institutions in the United States, acting in Hong Kong-questions "bad".

In the rose garden of the White house had said Trump on Tuesday that China should be considered for "repressive actions" against the people in Hong Kong to account. The now signed law opening the American government's effective new tools against individuals and institutions to act, "the Hong Kong's freedom to extinguish".

No more privileges for Hong Kong

the trigger of the dispute is the controversial Chinese law for the protection of national security in Hong Kong, which was adopted in Beijing at the end of June. It is directed against activities in the Chinese special administrative region, viewed by Beijing as a subversive, separatist or terrorist. Also, it is to punish the "collusion" of activists with forces abroad. The law gives China's state security has far-reaching powers to operate independently in Hong Kong and to identify.

in response, had adopted the American house of representatives and the Senate, the sanction of the law with no votes against. It provides for sanctions, according to which the possession of Chinese officials in the United States frozen and the entry can be forbidden. Also against foreign banks that help from an American perspective to China's efforts, the autonomy of Hong Kong to undermine, penalties may be imposed. So American banks can be allowed to give loans.

Updated Date: 15 July 2020, 07:20

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