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Statement from @RepMcCaul on @POTUS' announcements regarding US action in response to China crackdown on freedoms #HongKong
The White House announces the suspension of a group of Chinese researchers and students from entering the United States
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China nationals already in the US on F or J visas could also be affected
Trump says US to sanction Chinese officials responsible for eroding autonomy of Hong Kong
"China's cover up of the Wuhan virus allowed the disease to spread all over the world," Trump added and blamed Beijing for the death of over 100,000 Americans and "over a million lives worldwide."
Actions by China undermine autonomy of HongKong, agreed @BorisJohnson and @POTUS in phone call, according to @10DowningStreet
This month the PLA *did* move towed artillery, trucks, infantry combat vehicles to positions a few kms behind the LAC near the Hot Springs/Gogra.
Source says EU was informed in advance of the U.K.-US-Aus-Canada Hong Kong statement and taken through main messages. Was left open to them to sign on. They didn't. As @JosepBorrellF put it today "We have our own statements. We do not need to join other people's statements."
Pentagon says Defense Secretary Esper and his Indian counterpart, Rajnath Singh, spoke by phone Friday and discussed "a range of regional security issues," amid escalating tensions along India-China border. China not mentioned in the readout
: "The President has been targeted by Twitter." @MariaBartiromo What about all of the lies and fraudulent statements made by Adam Schiff, and so many others, on the Russian Witch Hunt Plus, Plus, Plus What about China's propaganda WHO's mistakes No flags @foxandfriends
European Union: Sanctions are not the solution to problems with Beijing over Hong Kong
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Count number of army vehicles on way to Galwan Valley after mounting tensions between india and China on LAC
Trump: Twitter is not doing anything about the "lies and propaganda" unleashed by China or the far-left Democratic party
: Twitter is doing nothing about all of the lies & propaganda being put out by China or the Radical Left Democrat Party. They have targeted Republicans, Conservatives & the President of the United States. Section 230 should be revoked by Congress. Until then, it will be regulated
China threatens UK with 'countermeasures' for saying it could offers Hong Kongers a pathway to British citizenship
China says won't let US 'kidnap' UN over Hong Kong
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, a student activist who has been critical of the Chinese government, has been expelled by @UQ_News. This is a university that has repeatedly been questioned for their suspicious link to the Chinese government
US consul general Hanscom Smith said in a briefing: "We have a very simple message- that is let Hong Kong be Hong Kong." He did not offer details of US response to national security law, only to stress any response will be targeted to mitigate any effect on HK people
Mark Zuckerberg raises the possibility of Facebook and WhatsApp being banned in HongKong as Beijing tightens its grip on the SAR, saying he hopes to find a way to "keep offering the services in the long-term"
China's Foreign Ministry, on THAAD in South Korea, says firmly oppose THAAD system in South Korea
Taiwan says its people will neither choose dictatorship nor bow to violence, after Li Zuochengl said China reserved the right to use force to prevent the the island becoming independent
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China escalates its rhetoric against Taiwan: Li Zuocheng, chief of the Joint Staff Department and member of the Central Military Commission, says China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent
Hong Kong sees more than a dozen confirmed coronavirus infection after two weeks of subsidence, multiple local media cite sources. Significant jump in local infection. A woman and her granddaughter contracted the virus on May 13, then her husband the subsequent day
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Chief Executive Carrie Lam published an open letter to citizens as political ads (or sponsored feature) in multiple newspapers. Lam appealed to people of HK "for your full understanding and staunch support" for Beijing's decision to invoke the national security law
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With this joint statement condemning China's decision to impose a new national security law on HK, Taiwan's parliament sends a strong message to the world: that Taiwan stands in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong, and that we fully support their fight for their freedoms
"If they thought it would help" he'd mediate between India and China, adds @POTUS
Pelosi's statement on Hong Kong: "The next step is for the Administration to work with Congress on an appropriate response. We must consider all tools available, including visa limitations and economic penalties."
"He's not in a good mood," says @POTUS referring to @narendramodi, explaining he spoke to the prime minister of India as to what's going on with China at the border
Pelosi: If America does not speak out for human rights in China because of commercial interests, we lose all moral authority to speak out elsewhere
Trump says will hold press conference Friday on China