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China summons U.S. envoy, urges not to implement Hong Kong law

Nov 28, 2019 - 3:29 PM

(UPDATED) Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng lodges a 'strong protest' with US Ambassador Terry Branstad after President Donald Trump signs the law supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement

Chinese Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Le Yucheng attends the Universal Periodic Review of China before the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council on November 6, 2018 in Geneva. China's mass detainment of ethnic Uighurs and its crackdown on civil liberties will likely figure high on the agenda when countries meet at the UN in Geneva to review Beijing's rights record. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP

China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong rights bill

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:40 AM

The legislation 'brazenly interferes in China's internal affairs,' says China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs

HONG KONG PROTEST. Demonstrators chant slogans as they attend a pro-democracy rally in a shopping mall in Yuen Long district of Hong Kong on November 21, 2019. Photo by  Philip Fong / AFP

China summons U.S. ambassador over Huawei arrest

Dec 09, 2018 - 11:27 PM

(UPDATED) In a statement, China's foreign ministry says 'the US side has seriously violated the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens, and the nature of the violation is extremely bad'

New U.S. ambassador keen to see Chinese dissident go abroad

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:52 AM

The new US ambassador to China says he would like to see terminally ill Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo get treatment abroad after prison officials granted him medical parole

IN BEIJING. New US Ambassador to China Terry Branstad speaks to the media during a press conference at his residence in Beijing on June 28, 2017. Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Trump taps China-friendly governor as ambassador to Beijing

Dec 08, 2016 - 1:14 AM

The transition team says the governor had accepted the position chosen for his experience in public policy expertise on trade issues and tremendous understanding of China and Chinese people

TERRY BRANSTAD. This file photo taken on January 23, 2015 shows Iowa Governor Terry Branstad at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines, Iowa. File photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images/ AFP