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The US Secretary Of State Condemns Hong Kong Security Laws

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department Press Room in Washington, DC, on April 29, 2020 (photo: Ronny Przysucha / US Department of State).

"The US condemns unilateral and arbitrary proposals to impose national security laws with Hong Kong."
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on May 22. 
“Washington urges Beijing to reconsider its disastrous proposal, adhere to international obligations and respect Hong Kong's high autonomy, democratic institutions and civil liberties, which is the key to Special zone maintains a special position according to US law.”
Reuters quoted Pompeo.
“Any decision regarding Hong Kong's freedom and democracy, which is guaranteed under the Sino-British Declaration and the Basic Law (of the special zone), will certainly impact our assessment about the 'One country, two regimes' policy and the status of the special zone.”
Pompeo said.

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