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State endorses Trump’s revocation of Hong Kong’s special trade status

April 1, 2021
The Biden administration will maintain the previous administration’s determination that Hong Kong should no longer receive special treatment from the U.S., Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Wednesday, arguing that China has restricted the autonomy of Hong Kong. The new administration to date has largely upheld the China policies of its predecessors, reflecting a bipartisan push for the U.S. to be tough on Beijing. This week’s announcement from Blinken came in concert with the State Department's annual Hong Kong...

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