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China set to impose new Hong Kong security law, Trump warns of strong U.S. reaction

Reuters Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a warning from President Donald Trump that Washington would react "very strongly" against the attempt to gain more control over the former British colony.
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