Liu Guangyuan, commissioner of the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office, briefed foreign officials and local media on the country’s plans for Hong Kong’s democratic development. Photo: Dickson Lee
Liu Guangyuan, commissioner of the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office, briefed foreign officials and local media on the country’s plans for Hong Kong’s democratic development. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong must wake up from ‘myth of American-style democracy’, says top Beijing diplomat

  • Liu Guangyuan makes remarks during briefing session for consul generals, foreign business chambers and selected media
  • One diplomat calls event ‘very awkward’ and says China and West are ‘just talking past each other’

Topic |   Hong Kong elections
Liu Guangyuan, commissioner of the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office, briefed foreign officials and local media on the country’s plans for Hong Kong’s democratic development. Photo: Dickson Lee
Liu Guangyuan, commissioner of the Chinese foreign ministry’s Hong Kong office, briefed foreign officials and local media on the country’s plans for Hong Kong’s democratic development. Photo: Dickson Lee
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