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Hong Kong protests

US to cut Hong Kong's special status, as Cold War tensions flare

Trump says relationship with WHO will be terminated

NEW YORK -- President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will eliminate a "full range of agreements" it has with Hong Kong that grants special status, a day after China decided to impose control over the territory's security. 

"This was a plain violation of Beijing's treaty obligations," the president said, adding that the "one country, two systems" arrangement for Hong Kong's autonomy that was promised to last for 50 years "has 27 years to go." 

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