Trump strips Hong Kong of its special status

Trump ends all preferential treatment for Hong Kong

Trump strips Hong Kong of its special status
US President Donald Trump announced the signing of the 'Hong Kong Autonomy Act' and an executive order ending all preferential treatment for the territory, including special trade arrangements during a press conference today. Trump said that the signed legislation would punish Beijing for “oppressive acts” in Hong Kong and will sanction Chinese individuals and organizations involved in “extinguishing Hong Kong’s freedom.” The bill is joined by a new executive order stripping Hong Kong of its special status, with Trump saying the territory “will now be treated the same as mainland China – no spe
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