US President Donald Trump said Hong Kong had experienced “riots for a long period of time”. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump said Hong Kong had experienced “riots for a long period of time”. Photo: Xinhua

US President Donald Trump calls protests ‘riots’ and an issue between Hong Kong and Beijing

  • Trump’s remarks suggest Washington will stay out of political crisis in former British colony
  • It comes after top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi accuses US and other Western nations of ‘fanning the fires’ of unrest in the city

US President Donald Trump said Hong Kong had experienced “riots for a long period of time”. Photo: Xinhua
US President Donald Trump said Hong Kong had experienced “riots for a long period of time”. Photo: Xinhua
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