US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP

Mike Pompeo slams China over arrest of Hong Kong protesters and responsibility for coronavirus toll

  • Secretary of state says US will investigate China’s role in the loss of ‘tens of thousands of American lives and enormous amounts of wealth’ once pandemic ebbs
  • Recent actions in Hong Kong threaten promises made by Chinese Communist Party under ‘one country, two systems’ accord, Pompeo says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a news conference on Wednesday in Washington. Photo: AFP
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