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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam accused foreign governments of “double standards” in their reaction to Beijing’s plans to impose national security laws on the city, pointing to anti-police brutality protests in the United States. Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, wearing a mask due to the ongoing global outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19), speaks during a news conference over the new national security legislation in Hong Kong, China June 2, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu. In her first public appearance after Washington said it will remove Hong Kong’s preferential treatment in U.S. law in response to Beijing’s proposal, Lam warned countries threatening actions against the city they may hurt their own interests. Full story

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