China warned the United States on Thursday that it would take “firm counter measures” after President Donald Trump signed legislation expressing US support for Hong Kong protesters, complicating the outlook for the two nations to sign a phase one trade deal.
China summoned US Ambassador Terry Branstad, with Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng telling him to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs. He warned that such actions would strain ties and risk affecting “cooperation in important areas . . .
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