U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo criticized Beijing for the situation with Hong Kong once again and added that Washington itself will protect from the tyranny of the Communist party of China. Wrote about this in his Twitter.
Earlier, the White house condemned the Chinese resolution on the development of the law on national security in Hong Kong and promised sanctions. The President of the United States Donald trump announced that the process of cancellation of privileges used by Hong Kong, has already begun. China has pledged to take countermeasures if Washington continues to interfere in its Affairs.
At the same time, Pompeo tweeted-an appeal to the Russian authorities. American politician demanded the release of American citizen Paul Whelan awaiting trial in a Russian prison. It is unacceptable that the person does not provide medical care, said Pompeo. The U.S. Embassy also said that Russian authorities waited until Whelan becomes threatening before to help him.
the Russian foreign Ministry said that Whelan has already had a hernia operation, although he used from this operation, refused medical assistance to him in full.
Whelan is accused of espionage. The American verdict will be made on June 15. The Prosecutor requested punishment in the form of 18 years of a colony of a strict mode.