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Pompeo calls Hong Kong law an 'affront to all nations'

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the new security law China has imposed on Hong Kong was an affront to all nations and Washington would continue to implement President Donald Trump's directive to end the territory's special status.

Pompeo calls Hong Kong law an 'affront to all nations'

02 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday the new security law China has imposed on Hong Kong was an affront to all nations and Washington would continue to implement President Donald Trump's directive to end the territory's special status.

U.S. starts paring back Hong Kong's special status due to security law

30 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The United States began eliminating Hong Kong's special status under U.S. law on Monday, halting defense exports and restricting the territory's access to high technology products as China prepares new Hong Kong security legislation.

U.S. curbs visas for Chinese officials over Hong Kong freedoms - Pompeo

27 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday Washington was imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials responsible for restricting freedoms in Hong Kong, but he did not name any of those targeted.

U.S. designates four major Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

23 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The United States said on Monday it will start treating four major Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, alleging they are mouthpieces for Beijing, in a move that is likely to further sour already fraught ties between the world's top two economies.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-U.S. designates four major Chinese media outlets as foreign missions

23 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON, June 22 The United States said on Monday it will start treating four major Chinese media outlets as foreign embassies, alleging they are mouthpieces for Beijing, in a move that is likely to further sour already fraught ties between the world's top two economies.

Pompeo says way U.S. treats Hong Kong depends on how China does

19 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the United States would in future treat Hong Kong as a Chinese city rather than an autonomous one to the extent that China treats the territory as a Chinese city.

Trump renews threat to cut ties with Beijing, a day after high-level U.S.-China talks

19 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday renewed his threat to cut ties with China, a day after his top diplomats held talks with Beijing and his trade representative said he did not consider decoupling the U.S. and Chinese economies a viable option. | Video

Top U.S, China diplomats meet in Hawaii as tensions flare

18 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, in Hawaii on Wednesday, in high-level face-to-face talks that have become rare amid tensions between the two strategic rivals.

Pompeo to meet Chinese delegation in Hawaii this week - sources

16 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to meet a Chinese delegation at a U.S. military base in Hawaii this week to discuss bilateral ties that have soured deeply since the start of the year, sources familiar with the matter said. | Video

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