Safety act: Pompeo accuses China destruction of Hong Kong's autonomy

The of China, through pressed "draconian" security law for Hong Kong "destroyed" the view of America's foreign Affairs Minister Mike Pompeo, the previous a

Safety act: Pompeo accuses China destruction of Hong Kong's autonomy

The of China, through pressed "draconian" security law for Hong Kong "destroyed" the view of America's foreign Affairs Minister Mike Pompeo, the previous autonomy of the metropolis. The "Paranoia and fear" of the Communist leadership in Beijing had led to the abolition of the freedoms that Hong Kong had so far been a success story, said Pompeo on Tuesday evening.

"Today is a sad day for Hong Kong and for those people in China, the freedom to appreciate in value," said Pompeo more. The United States would not sit idly by while the authoritarian China, Hong Kong, ingest. Pompeo announced no new measures. The American government has already announced to cancel Hong Kong because of the safety law, almost all of the benefits and to treat it in the future as a part of China. On Monday, Washington had already banned arms exports to Hong Kong and export controls for sensitive technologies announced.

critics fear an end to the principle of "one country, two systems"

A draft law according to which citizens should be able to Hong Kong easier in the United States apply for asylum. Who is persecuted due to peaceful demonstrations and expressions of opinion, the persecution must be feared or has already suffered, together with his family in America, apply for asylum, it said in the on Tuesday between the representatives of the parties presented draft law.

asylum-seekers from Hong Kong would, therefore, not the upper limit, which determines how many refugees will want to take in the United States per year maximum. "Hong Kong people have shown their will to fight for the freedom-based American values that are dear to us and expensive," said the Republican Assemblyman John Curtis. Senator Marc Rubio said the United States would have to help those who had been "tirelessly" fought against the "tyranny" of Communist leadership in Beijing.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 22:19

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