Thursday 13 August 2020
Home      All news      Contact us     
wn.com - 1 month ago

UK-China ties freeze with debate over Huawei, Hong Kong

LONDON (AP) — Only five years ago, then-British Prime Minister David Cameron was celebrating a “golden era” in U.K.-China relations, bonding with President Xi Jinping over a pint of beer at the pub and signing off on trade deals worth billions. Those friendly scenes now seem like a distant memory. Hostile rhetoric has ratcheted up in recent days over Beijing’s new national security law for Hong Kong. Britain’s decision to offer refuge to millions in the former colony was met with a stern telling-off by China. And Chinese officials have threatened “consequences” if Britain treats it as a “hostile country” and decides to cut Chinese technology giant Huawei out of its critical telecoms...


Latest News
Hashtags:   

China

 | 

freeze

 | 

debate

 | 

Huawei

 | 
Most Popular (6 hours)

Most Popular (24 hours)

Most Popular (a week)

Sources