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Hong Kong law: China appointed US Ambassador

China wants to hold U.S. President Donald Trump with all the Power thereof, that he signed the draft legislation of the U.S. Congress to support the democracy movement in Hong Kong. A day after the victory of the opposition Democrats in the Local elections in the Chinese special administrative region of the Ministry of foreign Affairs in Beijing ordered on Monday the U.S. Ambassador.

according to the news Agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday, fact, Vice foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang to the displeasure of his government about the project known. On Wednesday of last week, the U.S. chargé d'affaires had been summoned, while the Ambassador was still traveling. In spite of tough resistance from China, the US house of representatives and the U.S. had previously decided, the Senate almost unanimously two bills to support the democratic forces in Hong Kong. With voltage is expected, whether Trump is the regulations, so that they can enter into force.

China demanded the US President that he Veto and threatening otherwise with "hard measures". Trump should not sign the laws, he could be overruled with a two-thirds majority. With the planned law, the economy will be threatened with sanctions by Hong Kong could be withdrawn the previously granted preferential treatment in the American economic and trade policy toward China.

annual reports of the Ministry of foreign Affairs are Provided to the question of whether Hong Kong is sufficiently Autonomous from China, in order to justify the preferred treatment. Citizens ' rights should be taken into account. The draft also stipulates that the President impose sanctions against persons imposed for serious violations of human rights in Hong Kong responsible. Another bill prohibited the Export of tear gas, rubber bullets, water cannons, and handcuffs to Hong Kong police.

"signs of discontent"

The Hong Kong head of government, Carrie Lam draws first conclusions from the landslide victory of the pro-democracy camp in the district elections at the weekend. She acknowledged that the high turnout was due to the dissatisfaction of the inhabitants.

Lam thanked the voters, that in a violent week of the vote peacefully was lost. The controversial head of government appreciated the progress of the elections as a Signal that the people in the Chinese special administrative region wished for an end to the violence.

the victory of The Democrats in the case of a record turnout puts the government in Beijing is a difficult task and increases the pressure on Lam, which has been repeatedly asked to resign.

The Democrats took control of 17 of the 18 district councils, and reported almost 90 percent of the 453 seats in the elections on Sunday on itself. (chk/sda)

Created: 26.11.2019, 04:11 PM

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