US Senate Senate Bill on Human Rights and Democracy Support in Hong Kong November 20th 11:47
In the midst of intense protests in Hong Kong, the US Senate Senate unanimously passed a bill to help establish human rights and democracy in Hong Kong. The Chinese government is ready to take reprisals when the bill is passed, and the focus is on whether President Trump, who emphasizes trade negotiations with China, will sign the bill to pass it.
The US Senate Senate unanimously passed a bill to help establish human rights and democracy in Hong Kong.
The bill will examine whether the two governments that have allowed Hong Kong to have a high degree of autonomy have been compromised by the Chinese government and allow sanctions against Chinese authorities involved in the repression.
The bill aimed to support Hong Kong democracies as a US parliament in the midst of intense protests in Hong Kong, and democratic members also attended a parliamentary hearing to seek approval. The bill is submitted to President Trump after a consultation between the Senate and the House of Representatives who has already passed a similar bill, and is signed by the President.
But Trump President, in determining the achievements in trade negotiations with China, has been reported by some to have promised not to criticize China's response to protests of Hong Kong on the phone talks with Xi Jinping Jintao of June this year The position of this bill is not clear.
The Chinese government will take retaliation if the bill is passed, and President Trump will be forced to make a decision.
Hong Kong government "regrets"
The Hong Kong government has issued a statement that it is "regrettable" that the US parliament has passed a bill to help establish human rights and democracy in Hong Kong.
According to the statement, “The bill undermines the relationship and profits between Hong Kong and the United States”, and regarding protests, “Demonstrations and gatherings are violent and illegal activities. "We are dealing with it," he claims to be taking appropriate measures.
He strongly criticized, "Whatever the foreign parliament, it is unacceptable to interfere with the inside of Hong Kong."
China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs “Resolute Representation”
In response to the passage of a bill to support the establishment of democracy in Hong Kong by the US Congress, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced a discourse, saying, “The bill was openly intervening in Hong Kong, "I express strong reproach and decisive opposition."
And “If the US decides things on its own, China will surely take strong retaliation measures and firmly protect the sovereignty, safety, and the interests of development” I strongly urged not to let them.
In addition, the Hong Kong Macau Administrative Office, which is responsible for Hong Kong issues in the Chinese government, and the Chinese government branch offices in Hong Kong, etc. announced a series of talks and statements one after another, "Warning to immediately stop playing with dangerous fire" etc. all at once Blame.