US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing’s move is a “death knell” for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing’s move is a “death knell” for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP

Mike Pompeo calls Beijing’s move against Hong Kong ‘disastrous’ and hints at US sanctions

  • ‘We stand with the people of Hong Kong,’ US secretary of state says in warning mainland leaders against imposing national security law
  • Pompeo’s agency can sanction people who undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy and is authorised to determine whether the city should retain its special trade status

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing’s move is a “death knell” for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Beijing’s move is a “death knell” for Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
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