Hong Kong does not warrant special US status since Beijing has slashed its autonomy, Antony Blinken reaffirms

Mar 31, 2021 | INVESTING

Hong Kong does not warrant preferential treatment under US law owing to the erosion of its autonomy at the hands of Beijing, the Biden administration said on Wednesday, upholding a Trump-era determination made last year.“Over the past year, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has continued to dismantle Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy, in violation of its obligations under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and Hong Kong’s Basic Law,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said.He made the…

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