Pompeo urges UK action as China tensions rise

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (right) and UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab in the Foreign Office in London on Tuesday © Kirsty Wigglesworth/WPA//Getty

Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, has urged Britain to join a “broad alliance” against China as the UK government faces new pressure to impose sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for the oppression of Muslim Uighurs.