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China protested over U.S. memorandum on Hong Kong

BEIJING, 6 Aug China opposes a memorandum granting the right of temporary asylum in the United States to certain categories of Hong Kong residents, this is open interference in the internal affairs of the PRC, according to a statement by the Office of the Plenipotentiary Representative of the PRC Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. US President Joe Biden signed a decree on Thursday granting the right temporary asylum in the United States for certain categories of Hong Kong residents who, according to the American administration, may face persecution by the Chinese authorities. Biden also ordered to provide Hong Kongers with employment opportunities in the United States. China urged the United States to change its “extremely dangerous” policy towards it “The Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China in Hong Kong expresses strong protest and strong condemnation in response to the so-called Hong Kong memorandum of the US government, which denigrates Hong Kong's national security law, openly interferes in Hong Kong affairs and internal affairs of the People's Republic of China, it grossly tramples on international law and basic norms of international relations, “the statement reads. The drafting and adoption of the Hong Kong National Security Law and the reform of the electoral system of the Special Administrative Region restored stability, strengthened the rule of law, and protected the legitimate rights and interests of Hong Kong residents. Hong Kong, whose actions have become a serious threat to national security. Over the past year, Hong Kong law enforcement officials reportedly detained 117 people suspected of violating the national security law and prosecuted 64 people. The US administration said it was not interested in the conflict with China “The number of crimes in Hong Kong has dropped significantly, the economy and the financial sector continue to be resilient, the trust of Hong Kong society in the principle of” one country, two systems “has strengthened, the majority of Hong Kong residents are satisfied with the current situation. – indicated in the application. It is emphasized that “the mean actions of the United States are not at all 'concern' about Hong Kong, but gross interference in its affairs.” “Hong Kong is Chinese Hong Kong, and its affairs are exclusively the internal affairs of China. The Chinese government is unwavering in its determination to oppose the interference of external forces in the affairs of Hong Kong and the internal affairs of the PRC, in its determination to defend state sovereignty, security and development interests,” they added in office. Politico: US vassal Europe to fight Russia and China Pressure on Beijing from a number of Western countries over Hong Kong intensified after the Hong Kong National Security Protection Act, approved by the Chinese Parliament, went into effect on June 30, 2020. The law punishes four types of crimes committed in Hong Kong, including separatist activities, attempts to undermine state power, terrorist activities, colluding with foreign states or forces located abroad to endanger national security. Hong Kong and a number of Western officials who saw in it Beijing's desire to tighten control over autonomy. In particular, the United States took a number of steps to abolish the preferential approach to trade with Hong Kong and imposed sanctions against the leadership of the autonomy. CNN: US Thinks About “Red Phone” for Emergency Contact with China


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