China will be forced to take countermeasures if the US continues political manipulation in Hong Kong, said the official representative of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of China Zhao Lijiang. According to him, the government intends to confront foreign interference in its internal Affairs, reports TASS.

The US and China have decided not to quarrel

Earlier, us officials commented on the upcoming adoption of the Chinese law on national security, which was developed specifically for Hong Kong: the project document envisages the prohibition of incitement to overthrow the Central government, as well as for terrorism and interference in the Affairs of the region from the outside.

In particular, the Advisor to Donald trump on national security Robert O’brien noted that with the innovations China is planning to “absorb” the Hong Kong and U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has predicted a further loss of autonomy of the region.

“We urge the US to immediately stop political manipulation to Hong Kong,” – said at the last briefing by the official representative of the Chinese foreign Ministry Zhao Lijiang.

He stressed that if the U.S. government will continue the debate on “Hong Kong issue”, then China will be forced to take the “necessary countermeasures”.

As reported by “the Rambler”, the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov also commented on the statements of American officials, saying that their words are “permeated with a sense of superiority and a feeling of permissiveness”.