A banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam TsangA banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang

China vows to retaliate after US bans defence exports to Hong Kong over national security law

  • Foreign ministry spokesman says national security law that prompted Washington’s move is purely an internal matter and other countries have no right to interfere
  • Japan and South Korea join chorus of international concern, with Tokyo saying law will damage international confidence
Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
A banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam TsangA banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
A banner promoting the National Security Law in Hong Kong’s Central district. Photo: Sam Tsang
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