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“We are not naive about Chinese behaviour”, says European Union over Hong Kong-China issue

EU Over Hong Kong
Reuters

China must respect Hong Kong’s autonomy, the European Union said on Tuesday, as China proposed a security law  which would reduce Hong Kong’s separate legal status and since then protest errupted in the region.

“We attach great importance to the preservation of Hong Kong’s high degree of autonomy in line with the Basic Law and international commitments,” European Council President Charles Michel, who represents European governments, said.

Speaking after a video conference with Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, he said Europe and Japan “share the same ideas” on China. “We are not naive about Chinese behaviour,” Michel said.

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He said Europe supported the “one country, two systems” principle that governs Hong Kong’s autonomy.

Hong Kong was the colony of Britain from 1842 to 1997, in 1997 Britain transferred it into the hands of People’s Republic of China, as a special administrative region under ‘one country two systems’.

But now Chinese government desperately trying to completely merge the special administrative region into PRC under one Communist system.

EU foreign minister expected to discuss the issue at a regular meeting on Friday. Josep Borrell, the EU’s foreign policy chief, said on Monday that the EU needs a “more robust strategy” for Beijing.

Aditya Raj
Writer & Co-founder of InfotOnline.

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