Beijing has been accused of undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy with its decision to introduce the new law. Photo: Sun Yeung
Beijing has been accused of undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy with its decision to introduce the new law. Photo: Sun Yeung

Joint declaration ‘not relevant’ to national security law for Hong Kong, says Beijing

  • Statement counters ‘typical falsehoods’ about the controversial legislation, and says 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration gave Britain no right to intervene
  • External forces and ‘Taiwan independence’ forces have stepped up their interference in Hong Kong, it claims

Beijing has been accused of undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy with its decision to introduce the new law. Photo: Sun Yeung
Beijing has been accused of undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy with its decision to introduce the new law. Photo: Sun Yeung
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