Zhang Dejiang (centre) sent a strong signal about backing Carrie Lam in the leadership race. Photo: AFP

Two Chinese state leaders reveal Beijing’s backing for Carrie Lam as Hong Kong leader in Shenzhen meetings

Decision to back Lam was made at a meeting of the Politburo Standing Committee on December 25, according to a source

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Zhang Dejiang (centre) sent a strong signal about backing Carrie Lam in the leadership race. Photo: AFP
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