Pompeo says China should respect Hong Kong protesters' rights

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HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - Secretary of State Michael Pompeo called on China to respect Hong Kong demonstrators' rights and to fulfil its pledge to uphold one country with two systems of government.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

HONG KONG - Secretary of State Michael Pompeo called on China to respect Hong Kong demonstrators' rights and to fulfil its pledge to uphold one country with two systems of government.

"We very much want to make sure that those folks that have the desire in their hearts to protest - to speak out on behalf of their own freedom, their own liberty, to do so." The pro-democracy protesters came out in force on Sunday in a largely calm gathering that contrasted with violent clashes with police in previous weeks. Demonstrators oppose Beijing's attempts to tighten control over the city.

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