Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says Beijing respected and supported her decision to withdraw the extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says Beijing respected and supported her decision to withdraw the extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang

Beijing supports me all the way, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says, stressing decision to withdraw extradition bill was hers

  • Lam also insists she has not changed her mind, saying withdrawal no different in substance to earlier decisions to suspend or call bill ‘dead’
  • Unimpressed opposition lawmakers say chief executive has failed to explain how move will end the social unrest

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says Beijing respected and supported her decision to withdraw the extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam says Beijing respected and supported her decision to withdraw the extradition bill. Photo: Sam Tsang
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