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Hong Kong No Longer Autonomous From China: US Secretary Of State Tells Congress

Hong Kong had witnessed large pro-democracy protests in 2019 (File)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo informed Congress on Wednesday that Hong Kong now not enjoys the autonomy promised by Beijing, stripping the monetary hub of particular buying and selling rights.

“No reasonable person can assert today that Hong Kong maintains a high degree of autonomy from China, given facts on the ground,” Pompeo mentioned in an announcement, hours earlier than Beijing is predicted to impose a controversial new safety regulation.

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