US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks to attendees during an event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California on January 13, 2020. Photo: AFP

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns Silicon Valley on supporting China’s ‘Orwellian’ state ahead of trade deal

  • Pompeo said the US needs to make sure its companies do not help strengthen China’s military or tighten its “grip of repression” in parts of the country
  • The world’s two largest economies are due to sign a partial deal this week to tame a two-year trade war
Topic |   US-China trade war

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks to attendees during an event at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, California on January 13, 2020. Photo: AFP
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