The plenum session of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee ended on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Communist Party elite wrap up meeting with pledge to safeguard national security in Hong Kong

  • Communique issued at end of four-day session says party will ‘establish a sound legal system and enforcement mechanism for safeguarding national security’ in the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau
  • Move aims to ‘safeguard the long-term prosperity and stability’, it says
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The plenum session of the Chinese Communist Party’s Central Committee ended on Thursday. Photo: Xinhua
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Jun Mai

Jun Mai

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