The Chinese government strongly protested the White House and some U.S. congressmen for criticizing the lawful detentions of the radical protesters in Hong Kong. According to media reports, some US Congress senators and White House officials criticized the lawful detentions .

It is noted that US officials justified criminals that had violated the law and demanded that the Hong Kong administration withdraw the charges. US threatened to pass a sanctions bill on Hong Kong.

“Such statements distort reality. The Chinese side expresses its deep dissatisfaction and strong protest concerning this situation, ” – the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

Earlier, the Chinese Foreign Ministry protested over  G7 countries statement concerning the protests in Hong Kong.

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