Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) has vowed to “fully cooperate” with Beijing over a national security law for the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) has vowed to “fully cooperate” with Beijing over a national security law for the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Two Sessions 2020: Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vows ‘full support’ for national security law and promises city’s freedoms will remain unaffected

  • The chief executive says new legislation will not undermine the ‘one country, two systems’ principle or the city’s high degree of autonomy
  • Speaking after Hong Kong stocks plunged, Lam said the law Beijing is crafting is to protect, not hurt, the rights of residents and investors

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) has vowed to “fully cooperate” with Beijing over a national security law for the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam (centre) has vowed to “fully cooperate” with Beijing over a national security law for the city. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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