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UK will stand by the people of Hong Kong, minister says

Reuters | London | Updated: 01-07-2020 13:21 IST | Created: 01-07-2020 12:54 IST
UK will stand by the people of Hong Kong, minister says
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The United Kingdom is very disappointed by China's imposition of a security law on Hong Kong and London will stand by the people of the former British colony, Business Secretary Alok Sharma said on Wednesday.

"This is very disappointing," Sharma told Times Radio.

"Clearly this is not something that we wanted. We have also, as you know, made a commitment to the people of Hong Kong and that's something we will stand by."



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