David Stilwell, US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, hopes the protests in Hong Kong can be resolved peacefully. Photo: Reuters

US taking Hong Kong protests ‘extremely seriously’, welcomes efforts to find solution, diplomat says

  • Carrie Lam’s decision to open ‘Dialogue Office’ a positive signal, says David Stilwell, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs
  • Washington will continue to pressure Beijing to ‘do the right thing’ in city, official says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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David Stilwell, US assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, hopes the protests in Hong Kong can be resolved peacefully. Photo: Reuters
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