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
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

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
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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