China has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson WongChina has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
China has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong

China firmly opposes Britain’s offer of residency rights to Hongkongers and warns of ‘corresponding measures’

  • China’s embassy in Britain says offer of residency rights and path to citizenship violated 1984 memorandums of understanding regarding sovereignty over city
  • Lawyer says Hongkongers can choose whether to apply for British citizenship but were never given a choice about Chinese citizenship

Topic |   Britain
China has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson WongChina has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
China has been angered by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration that millions of Hongkongers eligible for British National (Overseas) passports, their spouses and underage children would be allowed to resettle in Britain and given a path to British citizenship. Photo: Winson Wong
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