On Tuesday, the United States Intelligence has confirmed that China is moving its troops to border with Hong Kong, said President Donald Trump, appeal for calm amid increasing pro-democracy protests in semi-autonomous fiscal hub.
President Trump repeated that the intelligence report over a tweet as protestors has paralyzed Hong Kong Airport for a second consecutive day in resistance of the leaders of the city.
The US President tweets, “Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!”
Earlier, Chinese state and social media has aired videos of security forces, who have gathered across the border for the enclave that has been swing for around 10 weeks.
The People’s Daily and Global Times has ran a video compiling clips of troop carriers and armored personnel carriers driving to Shenzhen, which borders Hong Kong.
The minute-long video highlighted around two dozen armored carriers evidently driving through the Southern City of Guangzhou and other troop carriers abandon Eastern Fujian Province.
Global Times’s Editor-in-Chief Hu Xijing said that the military presence is a sign that the situation in the country doesn’t improve, China will deal with the situation.
While speaking to sources in New Jersey’s Morristown, President Trump has called the situation in Hong Kong as “very tricky”.
“I hope it works out peacefully, nobody gets hurt, nobody gets killed,” added President Trump.