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China summons US envoy, urges US to refrain from applying Hong Kong bill


AFP Beijing
China's foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Thursday, urging Washington to refrain from applying a bill supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement to "avoid further damage" to relations.
Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng lodged a "strong protest" with Ambassador Terry Branstad and demanded that the United States "correct its mistakes and change course", the ministry said in a statement.

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First Published: Nov 28 2019 | 11:30 AM IST

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