Chinese reports on U.S. diplomat in Hong Kong ‘have gone from irresponsible to dangerous’ – State Department

Anti-extradition bill protesters tease riot police with laser pens during a gathering marking Hungry Ghost Festival at Wong Tai Sin in Hong Kong, China August 9, 2019. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Official Chinese media reports about a U.S. diplomat who met with student leaders of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement “have gone from irresponsible to dangerous” and must stop, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said on Friday. “Chinese authorities know full well, our accredited consular personnel are just doing their jobs, just like […]

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