US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an important statement about China and Hong Kong. The US on Wednesday revoked Hong Kong’s special status under US law. The US accused China of violating Hong Kong’s autonomy and said it could no longer be called autonomous from China. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in the US Parliament on Wednesday that Hong Kong is no longer eligible for its special status under US law.
Hong Kong benefits from the special status of America and now America feels that China is really taking advantage of it. He gave this information by tweeting. This statement of the Foreign Minister is enough to offend China, while there is also apprehension that Hong Kong’s business status will also be affected. The US Secretary of State has also said to support the US government in the ongoing protests in Hong Kong. The Foreign Minister also gave a statement on the implementation of the disputed security law of China in Hong Kong.
The merger was done under one country-two system
Recently, Pompeo warned China not to interfere in Hong Kong’s autonomy and independence. He had warned that if China does this, it will definitely affect the assessment of America’s one-country-two system. It is noteworthy that Hong Kong was merged into China in 1997 under a country-two system. Under that agreement, Hong Kong was to gain some autonomy from China.
The Foreign Minister said, ‘Any decision on the autonomy and independence of Hong Kong under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Basic Law will certainly affect our assessment of the’ one country, two systems ‘and the state of the region. ” He said, “Recently I came to know that the Chinese government has threatened to interfere in the work of American journalists in Hong Kong.”