A group of assistants to members of the Legislative Council speak to the media as they hold placards outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China on Tuesday. Reuters/Thomas Peter
Beijing on Tuesday slammed what it called “irresponsible and erroneous comments” by Washington about a proposed Hong Kong law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, after the United States expressed concerns about the legislation.
“We demand that the US side... be cautious and stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs and China’s internal affairs in any form,” foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a regular press briefing.
China’s Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Zhang Jun said on Monday that China will not allow the Group of 20 nations to discuss the Hong Kong issue at its summit this week.
US President Donald Trump has described protests in Hong Kong as “riots” that China will have to deal with itself, signalling a hands-off approach to the biggest political crisis gripping
In a series of tweets, the US president linked a possible trade deal with Beijing to a peaceful resolution to the political unrest that has roiled the semi-autonomous Chinese city for 10 weeks.
The United States and China said they made progress in trade talks that concluded on Friday in Beijing that Washington called “candid and constructive” as the world’s two largest economies try to resolve a bitter, nearly nine-month trade war.
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