Trump said Hong Kong would be 'obliterated' without him
"If it weren't for me, Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes,” Trump said, amid the intensifying anti-Beijing protests in the city.“If it weren't for me, Hong Kong would have been obliterated in 14 minutes,” Trump said in a phone interview on “Fox & Friends,” the morning news show known for its fierce defenses of the president.
China has suspended visits by US Navy ships and aircraft to Hong Kong after Washington In September last year, China refused a US warship entry to Hong Kong after the US imposed sanctions over the The bill was introduced in June in the early stages of the protests in Hong Kong , and was
China announced Monday that it will suspend U . S . Navy visits to Hong Kong in retaliation over "I signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China , and the people of Hong Kong ," Trump said in a statement. "They are being enacted in the hope that Leaders and Representatives of China and
announced Monday that it will suspend visits to Hong Kong in retaliation over President Trump's decision to sign legislation that supported the city's pro-democracy protesters who have taken to the streets since June.
Beijing took its first step to make good on its promise to employ "countermeasures" against the U.S. in light of the bills that it blasted as "hegemonic" in nature and ignorant of the facts on the ground.
The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which was sponsored by Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., requires that the U.S. conducts yearly reviews into Hong Kong’s autonomy from Beijing. If ever found unsatisfactory, the city's special status for U.S. trading could be tossed.
Trump national security adviser won’t say if president will sign Hong Kong bill
The president described the months-long protests in Hong Kong as a “complicating factor” in his dealings with China.And his national security adviser isn’t saying, either.
US Navy visits to Hong Kong have been suspended . The foreign ministry also said China will suspend US Navy visits to Hong Kong . What prompted China 's response? China had vowed to take strong countermeasures after US President Donald Trump late last month signed into law two Hong
HONG KONG - China said Monday it will suspend U . S . military ship and aircraft visits to Hong Kong and sanction several American pro-democracy and Hong Kong has been living with almost nonstop protests for six months. The movement's demands include democratic elections and an investigation
"I signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China, and the people of Hong Kong," Trump said in a statement. "They are being enacted in the hope that Leaders and Representatives of China and Hong Kong will be able to amicably settle their differences leading to long term peace and prosperity for all."
China also announced on Monday that it sanctioned Human Rights Watch for its support of the violence in the city, ,Hua Chunying, a ministry spokesman, told
Hong Kong police chief calls for peace ahead of big protest march .
Hong Kong police chief calls for peace ahead of big protest marchPolice on Thursday gave a rare green light to the demonstration, organized by the Civil Human Rights Front, the group that called the million-strong marches in the summer. Sunday's march is a key gauge of the pro-democracy movement's support following its sweeping victory in local elections.