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Us Department of Commerce, the United States abolished preferential treatment for Hong Kong

The U.S. Department of Commerce has suspended Monday action preferential treatment with respect to Hong Kong, including the derogations from restrictions on exports, said in published on Tuesday a statement on the Ministry website.

It is noted that the Ministry is studying other measures to eliminate differences in the relationship with Hong Kong and China.

Earlier, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced that Washington Monday stops the supply of products for the defence sector and dual-use goods to Hong Kong.

The deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives of the 13th convocation adopted on may 28, "decision on the establishment and improvement of legal frameworks and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong." The resolution delegated to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong. The bill is still in the proposal stage provoked a storm of criticism and discontent among anti-government forces in Hong Kong and a number of Western officials who think that it undermines the autonomy of the special administrative region.

The text of the bill clearly lays down basic obligations of the Central government of China on issues related to national security and the constitutional responsibility of Hong Kong for the maintenance of national security.

The bill rules related to the prevention, suppression and punishment committed in Hong Kong for four types of crimes, including separatist activities, attempts of Subversion of state power, terrorist activities, conspiracy with foreign States, or abroad, with the aim to compromise national security.