Donald Trump could raise the issue of Hong Kong when he meets Xi Jinping later this month. Photo: AP

Hong Kong protest row could give Donald Trump another card to play against China – but will he use it?

  • While US president says he ‘understood the reason for the demonstration’, many observers are sceptical about whether he will take concrete action
  • Controversial proposal to allow extradition to mainland China could complicate efforts to reach a trade deal if Trump chooses to raise the issue when he meets Xi Jinping at the G20 summit later this month
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Donald Trump could raise the issue of Hong Kong when he meets Xi Jinping later this month. Photo: AP
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