Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China, says Sec. Of State Pompeo, a move that threatens to stoke US-China tensions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared Wednesday that Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China - a landmark decision that will likely escalate already strained U.S.-China relations and which could have serious economic consequences for the global financial hub. Ref. USAToday.
China says U.S. Ordered its Houston consulate to close, vows to retaliate. The move represents the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two superpowers. The U.S. State Department said in a statement Wednesday that the closure was to protect American intellectual property and private information. Ref. USAToday.
Under the Trump administration their has been a lot of fighting between the Chinese and America but it seems to be getting worst. Closing embassies is a serious move.
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