China to Trump: 'countermeasures' after Hong Kong bill

"The nature of this is extremely abominable, and harbours absolutely sinister intentions," the foreign ministry said in a statement

Donald Trump (AP photo)

China warned on Thursday that it was ready to take "firm countermeasures" against the United States after President Donald Trump signed a law supporting pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

"The nature of this is extremely abominable, and harbours absolutely sinister intentions," the foreign ministry said in a statement, without specifying what measures Beijing might take. 

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