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U.S. State Department warns China over new Hong Kong security law

Reuters Thursday, 21 May 2020
The United States on Thursday warned China against imposing a new national security legislation on Hong Kong, saying a high-degree of autonomy and respect for human rights were key to preserving the territory's special status, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said.
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