US consulate calls claims of collusion with Hong Kong democrats ‘ludicrous’

The US consulate in Hong Kong on Friday said it was “ludicrous” to suggest its diplomats meeting with pro-democracy politicians could breach the city’s new national security law, a charge levelled in a recent Chinese state media report. Earlier this week, China’s state-owned tabloid Global Times ran a story suggesting a recent meeting between US Consul General Hanscom Smith and […]