China says it will retaliate against U.S. actions on Hong Kong

by Reuters
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 07:26 GMT

BEIJING, June 30 (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday it will take retaliatory measures in response to the United States' decision to start eliminating Hong Kong's special status under U.S. law.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian did not specify which measures Beijing would take. The U.S. is halting defence exports and restricting Hong Kong's access to high-technology products as China prepares new Hong Kong security legislation.

(Reporting by Cate Cadell; writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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