Beijing's top official in Hong Kong warns foreign powers not to interfereReuters | Hong Kong | Updated: 15-04-2021 07:36 IST | Created: 15-04-2021 07:36 IST
Beijing's top representative in Hong Kong said on Thursday that any foreign powers that try to use the global financial centre as a pawn will face counter measures, amid escalating tensions between the city and Western governments.
Luo Huining, the director at China's Hong Kong Liaison Office, was speaking at a ceremony to mark National Security Education Day.
Beijing imposed a national security law on Hong Kong last June that Western governments have condemned as an effort to crush dissent in the former British colony. (Reporting By Clare Jim; Editing by Anne MArie Roantree and Christian Schmollinger)
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