America just struck back in a major way and we were joined by a strong ally. The Chinese government was completely surprised — they never expected to have their power and influence challenged.
“The U.S. and United Kingdom … urged the U.N. Security Council to take action against China’s crackdown on freedoms in Hong Kong — after China initially stopped the matter being discussed by the body,” reported Fox News.
In recent months, China further agitated Hong Kong and attempted to assert undue control over the area contrary to a longstanding agreement meant to ensure its sovereignty, even though it is technically part of China.
In a statement, U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft asked whether the Security Council would “take the honorable stand to defend the human rights … of Hong Kong citizens” or “allow the Chinese Communist Party to violate international law.”
The United States was supported in this effort to formally recognize China’s wrongdoing by the United Kingdom. Initially, however, China was able to stall the issue from being discussed until near the end of the meeting.
A procedure was used by the U.S. and the U.K. called an “All Other Business” discussion to address China, particularly the law currently pending in the communist nation that would try to silence pro-democracy protests.
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