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EU says Hong Kong decision damages trust with China: Borrell

Reuters 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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European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the bloc was “shocked and appalled” by the death of George Floyd in the US. Floyd, a handcuffed black man, died last week after he was pinned to the pavement by a white police officer in Minneapolis who put his knee on his neck for over eight minutes whilst he complained of not being able to breath.

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