China condemns the adoption of the US law " on the autonomy of Hong Kong ", wants to impose penalties on the relevant American Residents and organizations, reported in circulation on the Internet representative office of the Chinese foreign Ministry.
first head of the United States Donald trump said he signed the Law and the presidential decree on bringing China to account for his actions regarding Hong Kong. The law "about the autonomy of Hong Kong" was adopted by the first chamber of the commissioners, and in early July by the U.S. Senate and sent to the President for signature. The document provides for sanctions against foreign individuals and organizations related to the violation of the British-Chinese Declaration of 1984 and the basic law of the PRC, which determines the position of Hong Kong as a special administrative region of China.
It is emphasized that " to protect its own legitimate interests China will take necessary response measures and impose penalties against relevant (to the law - ed.) people in the US and American organizations."
in addition, according to the statement of the Chinese foreign Ministry, Beijing is willing to oppose foreign interference in the Affairs of Hong Kong, any attempt by the USA to prevent the implementation of the law on state security are doomed to failure.
It is emphasized that " the US plans to prevent the implementation of the law on public security of Hong Kong will never be a success."
It is noted that the Chinese side is campaigning for the U.S. "to correct its mistakes and to not enact so-called Law" about the autonomy of Hong Kong ", to stop any interference in China's internal Affairs, including the Affairs of Hong Kong."
"If the United States will stand their ground, China will undoubtedly give a decisive answer," the Ministry said.
The law on the protection of public security of Hong Kong, approved by the Parliament of China, entered into force on 30 June. The law designated the regulations for the prevention, punishment and retribution 4 types of crimes committed in Hong Kong, including separatist activities, attempts of Subversion of state power, terrorist activities, conspiracy with foreign States, or abroad, in order to endanger national security. The law caused discontent of anti-government forces in Hong Kong and some Western bureaucrats who saw in him the desire of Beijing to tighten supervision of the authority. Beijing repeatedly stated that the question of Hong Kong is the internal affair of China.