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Hong Kong no longer autonomous, Pompeo tells Congress

Legislators pass bill to sanction Chinese officials over Xinjiang rights abuses

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been one of the Trump administration's leading China critics.   © Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday told Congress that Hong Kong no longer retains autonomy from China, paving the way for sanctions from Washington that would strip the city of economic and trade privileges essential to its status as a global financial hub.

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