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Posted at: Aug 13, 2019, 10:40 PM; last updated: Aug 13, 2019, 10:40 PM (IST)

Trump voices hope that ‘nobody gets killed’ in Hong Kong unrest

Trump voices hope that ‘nobody gets killed’ in Hong Kong unrest
US President Donald Trump. File photo

Washington, August 13

US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he hoped no one would be killed in Hong Kong amid new protests capping 10 weeks of unrest in the semi-autonomous southern Chinese financial hub.

The crisis, which has seen millions of anti-government activists take to Hong Kong’s streets, was a “very tricky situation,” the president told reporters in New Jersey.

“I hope it works out peacefully, nobody gets hurt, nobody gets killed,” he said. — AFP

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