China threatens ‘countermeasures’ after Trump signs Hong Kong bill

Flags of US and China are displayed at American International Chamber of Commerce (AICC)’s booth during China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing, China. (Reuters)

China warned on Thursday that it was ready to take “firm countermeasures” against the United States after President Donald Trump signed a law supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

“The nature of this is extremely abominable, and harbors absolutely sinister intentions,” the foreign ministry said in a statement, without specifying what measures Beijing might take.

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