Trump says arrest of Hong Kong's Jimmy Lai 'a terrible thing'
“I think it’s a terrible thing,”
14 August, 2020, 10:05 am
Last modified: 14 August, 2020, 10:07 am
File Photo: US President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter during a coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, US, August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
US President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the arrest of Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai this week under China's new national security law.
"I think it's a terrible thing," Trump told reporters in response to a question about Lai's arrest.
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