US Suspends Extradition & Tax Treaties With Hong Kong As It's "No Longer Sufficiently Autonomous" | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

US Suspends Extradition & Tax Treaties With Hong Kong As It's "No Longer Sufficiently Autonomous"

Perhaps much belatedly, but hugely significant following Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, France and Britain doing the same, the US on Wednesday formally halted its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in protest of Beijing's previously imposed national security law and amid soaring tensions with China more broadly.

The US State Department announced that it's part of a total of three US bilateral agreements with Hong Kong being permanently dropped.

“These agreements covered the surrender of fugitive offenders, the transfer of sentenced persons, and reciprocal tax exemptions on income derived from the international operation of ships,” State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said.

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