Hong Kong expressed strong opposition to US legislation .(Bloomberg)
Hong Kong expressed strong opposition to US legislation .(Bloomberg)

Hong Kong says US legislation backing protesters sends wrong signal

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong despite angry objections from Beijing, with which he is seeking a deal to end a damaging trade war.
Hong Kong | By Reuters
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 08:22 AM IST

The Hong Kong government on Thursday expressed strong opposition to U.S. legislation backing protesters in the Chinese-ruled city, saying the bill will send the wrong signal to demonstrators.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law congressional legislation backing protesters in Hong Kong despite angry objections from Beijing, with which he is seeking a deal to end a damaging trade war.

(Reporting By Clare Jim and Twinnie Siu, Writing by Anne Marie Roantree; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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