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Chinese officials and experts have urged politicians in the United States to stop using the situat
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Senior politicians such as US Vice-President Mike Pence and House Speaker Nancy Pel
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Pence angered China on Monday by telling the Detroit Economic Club that “for the Un
ited States to make a deal with China”, Beijing needs to “respect the integrity of Hong Kong’s laws”.
亚博yabo平台乌托邦”Our administration will continue to urge Beijing to act in a humanitarian manner,” Pence added.
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said in a statement, calling for a halt to intervention in China’s domestic affairs, including Hong Kong affairs.
On Aug 6, Pelosi said in a written statement that “the extraordinary outpourin
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rated her call for suspending “future sales of munitions and crowd control equipment to the Hong Kong police force”.