Wang Zhimin, director of the central government's liaison office, on Thursday at the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Central. Photo: Nora Tam

Beijing’s top official in Hong Kong offers support to Chief Executive Carrie Lam and blasts protesters’ violence in first remarks since extradition crisis escalated

  • Wang Zhimin condemns recent violence as ‘heart-rending and shocking’ and slams those who ‘colluded with external forces’
  • He also backs city’s police and urges Hongkongers to give government ‘time and room’ to improve
Topic |   Hong Kong extradition law

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Wang Zhimin, director of the central government's liaison office, on Thursday at the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce in Central. Photo: Nora Tam
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