Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo

Hong Kong national security law: US gets little backing with hard line on China, as other countries steer clear of threats

  • As the US prepares to unveil policy action against China over the new Hong Kong national security law, other nations prefer not to rock the boat
  • Some governments fear ‘touching a raw nerve in Beijing’, while others prefer to protect business interests with world’s second largest economy

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo
Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) and Premier Li Keqiang vote on the proposed introduction of the national security law in Hong Kong during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing on Thursday. Photo: Kyodo
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