China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

Asia Pacific / Politics Aug 8, 2020

China-U.S. ties plunge further over Hong Kong sanctions

China on Saturday slammed the United States for imposing "barbarous" sanctions in response to Beijing's crackdown in Hong Kong, capping a dramatic week of deteriorating relations between the world's two biggest economies. In the toughest U.S. action on Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping ...