Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is in Shanghai for the second China International Import Expo, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Xi Jinping meets Hong Kong leader, backs Carrie Lam’s ‘hard work’ amid protests

  • Xi express support for Lam’s effort but says priority is still to curb violence and stop chaos in Hong Kong during talks in Shanghai
  • Meeting the first for the two leaders since Hong Kong unrest broke out in June
Topic |   Hong Kong protests
Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, who is in Shanghai for the second China International Import Expo, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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