"So as much as we hope to find areas in which we can work together, we are cognizant that only the Chinese Communist Party and Chairman Xi only responds to strength," @statedeptspox tells @rongxiang
"And we have the strength in the United States to stand up to China when they're breaking their commitments to the world and we will do so," adds @statedeptspox in @VOANews interview
: "Beijing's recent statements related to the operations of Hong Kong's Legislative Council and potential national security legislation under Article 23 of the Basic Law undermine the PRC's commitments and obligations in the Sino-British Joint Declaration"
: "Any effort to impose national security legislation that does not reflect the will of the people of Hong Kong would be highly destabilizing, and would be met with strong condemnation from the United States and the international community."
The United States warns China of Hong Kong security law, describing it as destabilizing
US senators are introducing a bipartisan bill sanctioning Chinese party officials and entities who enforce the new national-security laws in Hong Kong. The legislation also would penalise banks doing business with the entities.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 33km E of Junlian, China
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UK government response on Beijing's move to impose national security law on Hong Kong: "We expect China to respect Hong Kong's rights and freedoms and high degree of autonomy."
EU is following very closely developments related to HongKong. We attach great importance to 'One country Two Systems' principle. Democratic debate in Hong Kong and respect for rights & freedoms are the best way to preserve it in context of poss. national security legislation
President Donald Trump, asked about China's move on Hong Kong, says if it happens U.S. will have a strong reaction
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NavyPartnerships in action in the EastChinaSea. The USNavy Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USSRussell (DDG 59) conducts operations with the Chilean Navy while deployed to @US7thFleet.
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A 37-year-old Chinese citizen journalist, Zhang Zhan, has been detained after reporting from Wuhan, the city in central China where the global coronavirus pandemic first emerged
China Legislature to Consider Draft Bill on Establishing Framework for National-Security in Hong Kon
China says opposition activity poses grave threat to China's national security, sovereignty, unity, territorial integrity, Foreign Mnistry says
China warns with countermeasures on US threats to impose sanctions on it due to Coronavirus
China to unveil plans for national security laws in Hong Kong, proscribing secession, foreign interference and terrorism
China's foreign ministry, on possible U.S. arms sale to Taiwan, says U.S. should stop any arms sales to prevent damage to china-u.s. relations and uphold regional peace and stability
: China is on a massive disinformation campaign because they are desperate to have Sleepy Joe Biden win the presidential race so they can continue to rip-off the United States, as they have done for decades, until I came along
: Spokesman speaks stupidly on behalf of China, trying desperately to deflect the pain and carnage that their country spread throughout the world. Its disinformation and propaganda attack on the United States and Europe is a disgrace
Reuters: More than 5 million cases of coronavirus infection worldwide
The @StateDept has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Taiwan of eighteen (MK-48 Mod6 Advanced Technology Heavy Weight Torpedoes and related equipment for an estimated cost of $180 million)
The number of deaths from the Coronavirus around the world exceeds 325 thousand
@SecPompeo expresses fundamental US disappointment with China and the CCP: For several decades we thought the government would become more like us . but it has become clear Beijing is hostile to free nations
Wuhan, Central China's Hubei Province, announces ban on eating wild animals and all illegal hunting and trading of wildlife: local reports
Trump: China's inefficiency is the cause of the large number of coronavirus deaths worldwide
: Some wacko in China just released a statement blaming everybody other than China for the Virus which has killed hundreds of thousands of people. Please explain to this dope that it was the "incompetence of China", and nothing else, that did this mass Worldwide killing
Macau bans annual Tiananmen Massacre vigil citing Covid-19, despite only 1 case
China: Pompeo congratulations of Taiwan president on her inauguration "very dangerous step"
Chinese government spokesman says unreasonable and narrow-minded to say China is vying for global leadership by giving virus assistance to other countries
China's Taiwan Affairs Office: "Reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland is the natural trend of history and efforts to seek independence for the island are a dead-end
Beijing must find a way to live alongside a democratic Taiwan that will never accept Chinese rule, President @iingwen said Wednesday in an inauguration speech that also celebrated the island's successful fight against the coronavirus
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In Mandarin Chinese, @WHNSC deputy director Matthew Pottinger congratulates the democratically elected Taiwan President @iingwen on the commencement of her 2nd term.