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Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative

11/14/2020 09:51 AM EST Office of the Spokesperson Announced by Vice President Pence two years ago, the Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative includes more than $1 billion in programs that promote civil society, rule of law, and transparent and accountable governance across the region. The support of the United States for good governance is integral to our ...
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Disqualification of Pan-Democratic Lawmakers in Hong Kong

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 12, 2020 Beijing’s onslaught against Hong Kong’s freedoms and liberties continues. The United States strongly condemns the “patriotism” resolution passed by the National People’s Congress Standing Committee on November 11, which disqualified four members of Hong Kong’s Legislative Council for exercising their mandates as lawmakers. This resolution tramples on the rights of ...
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Statement from National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien

Issued on: November 11, 2020 Beijing’s recent actions disqualifying pro-democracy legislators from Hong Kong’s Legislative Council leave no doubt that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has flagrantly violated its international commitments under the Sino-British Joint Declaration and its promises to the people of Hong Kong, including those under the Basic Law.  “One Country, Two Systems” ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, People’s Republic of China

Location: People’s Republic of China Event: Beginning November 06, 2020, Chinese authorities have increased the screening requirements for passengers seeking to enter China from the United States. For the latest requirements on entering China, please refer to the Chinese Embassy’s page at this link . The government of PRC continues to implement enhanced screening and quarantine measures ...
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