National security law: US ends exports of defence equipment and restricts dual-use tech to Hong Kong

The United States will stop exporting defence equipment to Hong Kong because of Beijing’s pending implementation of a national security law, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday.As China moves forward with the national security law, which is expected to pass this week, “we can no longer distinguish between the export of controlled items to Hong Kong or to mainland China”, Pompeo said in a statement.“The Chinese Communist Party’s decision to eviscerate Hong Kong’s freedoms has… …read more

Source:: SCMP – United States & Canada

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