First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE

National security law: Northern Ireland says Chinese diplomats distorted leader’s remarks

  • Chinese consulate quotes First Minister Arlene Foster that she and her deputy ‘understand and respect’ the law
  • Foster’s response that the account ‘misrepresents what was said’ is the latest in a series of European complaints about Chinese reporting

Topic |   Hong Kong national security law (NSL)
First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
First Minister for Northern Ireland Arlene Foster has disputed Chinese accounts saying she and her deputy “understand and respect” China’s new national security law instituted in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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