Hong Kong officials ordered to avoid engaging with American diplomats amid China-US envoy spat



Hong Kong officials have been told to refrain from meeting American diplomats or engaging with them over the phone, the Post has learned, after Beijing retaliated against restrictions imposed on the activities of Chinese envoys in the United States.According to new instructions given orally last week by heads of government departments, Hong Kong officials and civil servants must not accept invitations for seminars or cocktail receptions from the city’s US consulate general without prior…

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