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Sat, 14 Dec 2019 05:18 GMT

Trump Hopes “Nobody Gets Killed” in Hong Kong Protests

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7Dnews London

Wed, 14 Aug 2019 02:34 GMT

US President Donald Trump Said on Tuesday, August 13th, that he hoped nobody get killed during the ongoing protests that lasted for 10 weeks in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese territory, reported AFP. 

The crisis, which has seen millions of anti-government activists take to Hong Kong's streets, was a "very tricky situation," the president told reporters in New Jersey.

"I hope it works out peacefully, nobody gets hurt, nobody gets killed," he said. 

US President Donald Trump citing US intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong, urged calm as clashes continued between protesters and authorities in the former British colony, Reuters has reported.

It was not immediately clear if Trump was reporting fresh movements or movements near the border already reported in the media. "Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!" he tweeted. 


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