August 10, 2020

Rubio, sanctioned by China, blasts HK security law arrests

Washington (AFP) – US Senator Marco Rubio pushed back Monday after Beijing announced unspecified sanctions against him and 10 other Americans, with the Republican urging the world to respond to new arrests under Hong Kong’s controversial national security law.Rubio and fellow sanctioned Republican Senator Ted Cruz — both of whom ran for president in 2016 — are among the US Congress’s most prominent outspoken opponents of Beijing’s tightening grip on Hong Kong.”Last month #China banned me. Today they sanctioned me. I don’t want to be paranoid but I am starting to think they don’t like me,” Ru…


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