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"Already answered". Trump responded to Chinese sanctions against the United States

The President of the United States Donald trump argues that States have responded to the sanctions of the PRC.

"We have already answered," trump said in response to a question at a press conference.

Media: Beijing will take retaliatory measures if all the journalists leave China, USA

The Chinese side is prepared for the "worst case scenario" in which all reporters China will have to leave the United States, in this case Beijing will take retaliatory measures, including against American journalists based in Hong Kong, said the chief editor of Global Times, Hu West capital.

This year between the US and China, the contradictions on the question of how media coverage of the epidemic of the coronavirus. The United States demanded a number of Chinese state media to reduce the number of journalists working on American soil, which led to the actual expulsion of 60 members of the media of the PRC.

China has accused the EU of meddling in the internal Affairs of Hong Kong

China protested and made a presentation of the EU due to the introduction of restrictive measures in respect of Hong Kong in connection with the entered into force the law on the protection of national security, said Wednesday the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Wang Wenbin.

Earlier, the EU Council adopted conclusions in relation to a final on 30 June in Hong Kong by virtue of the law on the protection of national security, which call to the end of the year to reconsider the controversial law, and also reported about the prepared package of measures in various areas, including migration, export of technologies and equipment for end-use in Hong Kong, the support of civil society. Approved in the EU conclusions, in particular, specifies that the EU will conduct further testing and to restrict the export of equipment and technologies for Hong Kong, where there are grounds to suspect them of unwanted use of for surveillance and repression.

The foreign Ministry has warned about the introduction of quarantine measures in some countries

The Russian foreign Ministry announces the introduction of quarantine measures in some countries because of rising cases of infection COVID-19.

"China, Hong Kong – growth of infections COVID-19

New Zealand has suspended the extradition agreement with Hong Kong

The Minister of foreign Affairs of New Zealand Winston Peters announced that the country has suspended the extradition agreement with Hong Kong after the entry into force of the law on national security of the special administrative region of China, reports Radio New Zealand.

Earlier it was reported that the authorities intend to revise relations with Hong Kong after the entry into force of the law on national security of the special administrative region of the PRC. In particular, the revision concerned the extradition agreements, export control of strategically important products and recommendations on the visits to the special administrative region of the PRC.

The United States accused two citizens of China of hacking into networks of us companies

The U.S. Department of justice accused two citizens of China in cooperation with Chinese intelligence agencies to break into computers of a half dozen U.S. companies.

The indictment States that the defendants Lee and Xiaoyu Dong Csaci stole trade secrets worth hundreds of millions of dollars from a number of companies, research centers and military-industrial corporations. They also tried to hack companies that are engaged in research to combat coronavirus, according to the indictment.

China has accused the British authorities of violating international law

The Chinese Embassy in the UK has condemned the decision of the authorities of the United Kingdom to indefinitely suspend the extradition to Hong Kong, calling it a violation of international law and norms, the statements of the press Secretary of the Embassy.

Earlier, foreign Minister of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab said that after consultation with the Minister of internal Affairs, which takes decisions on extradition from the Minister of justice and attorney General, the British government decided to suspend the extradition agreement immediately and indefinitely. Raab stressed that the British authorities do not intend to restore the effect of these agreements until, "until you get a clear and durable to ensure that, in respect of an extradited British citizens will not be tolerated the abuse of the law on national security".

In Hong Kong, will toughen measures against coronavirus

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam announced the tightening of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus in the background of the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in this special administrative region of China, said the Hong Kong edition South China Morning Post.

According to the newspaper, the increase of people infected with coronavirus in Hong Kong in recent days amounted to 108, which was a record figure.

Media: TikTok broke off negotiations on the establishment of the headquarters in Britain

The owner of a Chinese social network TikTok ByteDance the company broke off negotiations on the opening of the headquarters in the UK and the establishment there of three thousand jobs on the backdrop of deteriorating relations between London and Beijing, according to British newspaper the Sunday Times.

The owner of a Chinese social network, according to sources, several months negotiating with the British government. The decision to suspend the dialogue was made on the background "in a broader geopolitical context" and growing tension between States.

In China commented the US law "On the autonomy of Hong Kong"

Developed USA the law "About the autonomy of Hong Kong" directed not to the protection of democracy and freedom in Hong Kong, and the containment of China's development, said Deputy foreign Minister of China Zheng Zaguan at a meeting with U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad.

He stressed that recently the American side has also intervened in the internal Affairs of China on issues of Tibet, Xinjiang, South China sea.

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