Hong Kong activists welcome U.S. response

Hong Kong activists welcome U.S. response

World Health Organization member states have since agreed to set up an independent inquiry into the global response to the pandemic.

"China has replaced its promised formula of one country, two systems, with one country, one system", he said, echoing statements by pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong.

Trump's order could also trigger retaliation.

Number two, sanctioned senior Communist Party officials. He said World Health Organization has not pushed for accountability over its handling of the virus which is believed to have originated in Wuhan, China. -China relations at Claremont McKenna College in California. This was the first time Hong Kong was raked up at the council since the United Nations came to existence in 1945.

Chinese officials had expected as much.

But for Xi, Hong Kong is important.

He said that Hong Kong's current situation is a global issue and that the worldwide community has a responsibility to monitor whether China is protecting the territory's autonomy and democracy.

In a commentary published on the same day, it claimed that the United States was playing with "hegemonism" in a "shameless way" with its proposed sanctions.

Britain will not look away from is responsibilities to Hong Kong, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday, repeating London's offer of extended visa rights in response to China's push to impose a new law in the former British colony. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y, posted on Twitter.

Beijing has yet to give details on what specific measures it will take in response, although the People's Daily editorial said China was prepared to make a "resolute counterattack and what awaits you can only be a shameful failure".

President Donald Trump said Friday the USA will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, as it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China has "total control" over the global organization.

President Trump says the USA will begin the process of ending its special relationship with Hong Kong in response to China's move to strip the territory of much of its autonomy.

Speaking at a White House briefing to unveil measures targeting Beijing over Hong Kong, Trump said he is instructing the presidential working group on financial markets to study "differing practices of Chinese companies listed on United States markets with the goal of protecting American investors".

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Friday that the security law will only target "an extremely small minority of illegal and criminal acts" and that the "life and property, basic rights and freedoms of the overwhelming majority of citizens will be protected". -China friction may come.

U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to attend the SpaceX Demonstration Mission 2 Launch at Kennedy Space Center, Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. "It is a toxic dynamic".

The mouthpiece newspaper of China's ruling Communist Party said Saturday that the USA decision to end some trading privileges for Hong Kong "grossly interferes" in China's internal affairs and is "doomed to fail".

Trump also announced he was breaking off United States ties with the World Health Organization (WHO), which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus.

Meanwhile, 29 percent of respondents who identified themselves as non-supporters of the pro-democracy camp also said they opposed the security law, and 9 percent were neutral.

The Irish politician was similarly critical of Trump back in April, when the US President cut funding to World Health Organization, accusing them of mishandling the pandemic and covering up the initial outbreak in China. In exchange, the US would suspend planned tariff increases on Beijing.

So, let's go through what the president announced. "Now it's an enemy", said Pei of Claremont McKenna College.

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