Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation: U.S. official

Protesters hold signs following a day of violence over a proposed extradition bill, outside the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong, China, June 14, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior U.S. official said. “It’s going to depend on what the Chinese do,” the official told […]

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