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Pompeo blasts China over human rights on Tiananmen anniversary

Chinese Embassy in US accuses secretary of 'prejudice and arrogance'

Paramilitary police change guard at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. China has ramped up surveillance ahead of the 30th anniversary of the crackdown on protests there.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo roundly condemned the Chinese government Monday ahead of the 30th anniversary of the crackdown on Tiananmen Square protests, saying the Communist Party-ruled state "tolerates no dissent and abuses human rights whenever it serves its interests."

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