National security law a betrayal, Mike Pence says

Local | 2 Jul 2020 10:59 pm

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told CNBC on Thursday that China’s new law on Hong Kong is a betrayal of an international agreement.

“The national security law that China passed and now is imposing on Hong Kong is a - it’s a betrayal of the international agreement that they signed, and ultimately it’s unacceptable to freedom-loving people around the world,” he said.

Pense also vowed that the Trump administration would “keep opening up America” despite a recent surge in coronavirus cases.

Pence told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that the White House will stay with state leaders “every step of the way as they continue to take steps to mitigate the expansion of the coronavirus.”-Reuters/CNBC


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