Xi Jinping likely to face criticism over Hong Kong crackdown during EU summit

//Xi Jinping likely to face criticism over Hong Kong crackdown during EU summit

Xi Jinping likely to face criticism over Hong Kong crackdown during EU summit

European Union leaders are expected to renew pressure on Chinese President Xi Jinping next week over Beijing’s heavy-handed tactics in Hong Kong as the effects of the national security law start to emerge.In the US, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called for stability in Hong Kong after nearly 300 people were arrested on Sunday during protests against postponed local elections.“Democracy, respect for fundamental freedoms, and government accountability to the people are the best paths to…

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