New security law China to the Hong Kong’s privileges to abolish in view of the increasing interference of China in the Autonomous Hong Kong, the US government will end the favorable treatment of the metropolis to a large extent. 0 comments”Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently Autonomous to deserve the special treatment”: U.S. President Donald Trump wants to cut the privileges of the metropolis.Keystone Beijing had intervened increasingly in the freedoms of the special administrative zone. This led last year to new mass protests in the metropolis. Keystone Hong Kong has enjoyed so far in the USA of a special legal status for companies and citizens of the metropolis of great importance. KEYSTONE1 / 5
The beneficial legal status of Hong Kong to be largely completed. This was decided by the US government in view of the increasing interference of China in the Autonomous metropolis. Which is concerned with export controls and customs duties, said U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday in the garden of the White house.
“Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently Autonomous to deserve the special treatment,” said Trump. The government is going to abolish, therefore, the advantage of treatments. This is, with few exceptions, “the whole extent” of previous agreements, Trump said. The travel advice for Hong Kong would be exacerbated.
The former British crown colony is maintained since the handover to China in 1997, largely Autonomous, in accordance with the principle of “one country, two systems”. The special administrative region was, therefore, so far, in the USA of a special legal status for companies and citizens of the metropolis of great importance. For example, against China imposed by the U.S.-punitive tariffs are not considered to have for imports from Hong Kong. Also for the financial centre of Hong Kong to Communist China is very important and companies residing in the special position of great importance.
“China has replaced the promise of “one country, two systems” through “one country, one System”,” Trump said on Friday. The Communist leadership in China to export their surveillance state, meanwhile, after Hong Kong, Trump said. Officials who were directly involved, could be occupied by the US with sanctions, he warned. Trump also announced that the access of Chinese students is restricted to U.S. universities. The annual trade volume of Goods and services between the United States and Hong Kong, most recently amounted to 67 billion US dollars.
Beijing had intervened increasingly in the freedoms of the special administrative zone. This led last year to new mass protests in the metropolis. A of Beijing, in the meantime, planned restrictive national security law, brought the barrel from the point of view of the US government, but to Overflow: This week, the foreign Ministry said the Congress, Hong Kong meets the criteria of a separate treatment. With the political determination of the government prepared the ground for the now-announced steps.
Despite massive international criticism of China’s people’s Congress had approved on Thursday plans for a new security law in Hong Kong. The law bypasses Hong Kong’s Parliament. It is directed against activities that were viewed as subversive or separatist. The project would be the so far most extensive intervention in the actually guaranteed autonomy.
criticism from the UK
the United Kingdom Also has China threatened in a dispute over the proposed security law for Hong Kong with measures. China should introduce the law, will examine the British government’s options to citizens opening up of the former British crown colony on a path to British citizenship, said interior Minister Priti Patel a communication of Friday, according to.
until now Hong Kong citizens can stay for up to six months without a visa in the UK, if you have the Status of a British National Overseas (BNO) and in possession of an appropriate licence. Currently, according to London, some 350 000 people. Theoretically, close to three million former subjects would be entitled to apply for an appropriate Pass.
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