The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua
The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua

China urged to avoid retaliation over US sanctions on officials behind Hong Kong security law

  • Government advisers say Beijing should expect to be targeted in the run up to the presidential election and should avoid a tit-for-tat response
  • On Friday US Treasury released a list of officials, including Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who face economic penalties

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua
The US has slapped sanctions on Carrie Lam and other Hong Kong officials. Photo: Xinhua
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