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US hits Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam with sanctions over crackdown

Washington denounces Chinese 'policies of suppression'

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam holds a news conference in Beijing on June 3.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- The Trump administration on Friday announced sanctions against Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and 10 other current and former officials for restricting freedoms and undermining the territory's autonomy.

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