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Dominic Raab urges China to ‘step back from the brink' on Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By Politico

LONDON - The U.K. wants to rally as many countries as possible to condemn China's threat to Hong Kong's autonomy, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said Tuesday, as he urged Beijing to "step back from the brink" and reverse plans to impose national security legislation.
The U.K. had "historic responsibility" and a "duty" toward Hong Kong's people, Raab said, repeating London's pledge to extend visa rights to British National Overseas passport holders if China goes ahead with the new legislation.
He insisted London had been "at the vanguard" of the international response and that China should...
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UK warns China against destroying the ‘jewel' of Hong Kong with crackdown

UK warns China against destroying the ‘jewel' of Hong Kong with crackdown

1 month ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - The United Kingdom said on Tuesday that China was risking the destruction of one of the jewels of Asia's economy with a crackdown in the former colony of Hong Kong that breaches international law.
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UK tells China: step back from the brink on Hong Kong

1 month ago   |   By National Post

LONDON - The United Kingdom on Tuesday called on China to step back from the brink over a national security law in Hong Kong that it said was a breach of Beijing's international commitments to the "one country, two systems" principle agreement on the former colony.
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