Moscow, November 28 - "News. Economy." The US president said he did it “out of respect for President Xi, China and the people of Hong Kong. ”
US President Donald Trump signed on November 27 two bills in support of protesters in Hong Kong, despite Beijing’s repeated objections.
“I signed these bills out of respect forPresident Xi, China and the people of Hong Kong. They are being accepted in the hope that the leaders and representatives of China and Hong Kong will be able to peacefully resolve their differences, leading to long-term peace and prosperity for all, ”said the White House statement.
Meanwhile, Trump's signing of documentsoccurs at a time when Washington and Beijing are trying to close a “first phase” deal. At the same time, China has repeatedly condemned the legislative initiatives of US senators as interference in internal affairs. A few hours later, Beijing made statements condemning the bills, noting that they emphasize the "evil intentions and hegemonic nature of the United States."
Not happy about the documents Trump signed andin Hong Kong, where the government “vigorously protested,” saying it “deeply regrets that the US has repeatedly ignored Hong Kong’s concerns about these two bills,” CNBC reports.
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