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EU says Hong Kong decision damages trust with China - Borrell

Reuters India Friday, 29 May 2020
European Union governments expressed "grave concern" on Friday over China's security law for Hong Kong, the EU's top diplomat Josep Borrell said following a meeting of the bloc's 27 foreign ministers.
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