Moscow, November 28 - “Vesti.Ekonomika”. The US President said he did this “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 signing documentscomes as Washington and Beijing try to negotiate a “phase one” trade deal. At the same time, China has repeatedly condemned the legislative initiatives of American senators as interference in internal affairs. Hours later, Beijing issued statements condemning the bills, saying they highlight the "bad 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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