US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump says US to end Hong Kong trade privileges as ‘it is no longer autonomous from China’ after new security law introduced by Beijing

  • ‘We will take action to revoke Hong Kong's preferential treatment as a separate customs and travel territory from the rest of China,’ the US president says
  • Statement comes after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hinted at imminent punitive measures against Beijing

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump, with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during the briefing on China on Friday in the Rose Garden at the White House. Photo: AFP
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