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Japan PM Abe Confronts China’s Xi Jinping over Hong Kong at G20 Summit

Despite China’s demands that Hong Kong not be discussed in any way at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo confronted Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping on Thursday over China’s human rights abuses and told him “a free and open Hong Kong” must be allowed to “prosper under the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ policy.”

OSAKA, JAPAN - JUNE 28: Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, center, speaks during a working lunch on the first day of the G20 summit on June 28, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Osaka on Thursday for the annual Group of 20 gathering together with other …

Putin Talks Syria, Iran, Venezuela with Trump at G20

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed opposing positions on the Syrian civil war, the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, tensions with Iran, and other international issues with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit Friday, Russian media reported.

TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump (R) attends a meeting with Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the G20 summit in Osaka on June 28, 2019. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Hong Kong Activists Plan Show of Force Against China at G20 Summit

Hong Kong activists are determined to get their message out during the G20 summit, where mainland China has decreed no discussion of Hong Kong will be permitted. A new demonstration against the extradition bill favored by Beijing has been scheduled for Wednesday and a crowdfunding campaign is underway to finance front-page newspaper ads urging G20 nations to get involved despite China’s tirades against foreign interference.

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U.S. Seeks Return of Family Held in China Ahead of G20 Summit

The Trump administration is advocating for the Chinese government to allow two young Americans trapped in the communist country to return home on the eve of President Donald Trump and other American officials meeting with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina.

US citizens Victor and Cynthia Liu say they have been barred from leaving China since June