United Kingdom accuses China of violating bilateral commitment to Hong Kong government
British Government Charged this saturday Xi Jinping’s rule for violation of the Xi-British joint declaration For which 1984 London agreed to return Hong Kong to China in exchange for Beijing’s commitment to grant greater autonomy to East Beijing..
United Kingdom believes that China is in “State of continued non-compliance” The statement has condemned Beijing’s decision to modify the process for the election and the Hong Kong government.
British Foreign Minister, Dominic RaabTold that it is Third breach of declaration in less than nine months, “A Pattern Designed to Raise and Suppress China’s Policies.”
“Beijing’s decision to implement drastic changes to restrict participation in Hong Kong’s electoral system is a new and blatant violation of the Sino-British joint declaration, which is legally binding.”she added.
Rab called “non-compliance issued with joint statement” “Evidence of a growing gap between Beijing’s promises and actions”.
In this context, the minister reiterated his point “I support the people of Hong Kong”. “China should behave according to its legal obligations and Respect Fundamental Rights and Freedom in Hong Kong”, He specified.
God supported G7 Foreign MinisterWho expressed themselves Concern about the apparent erosion of democratic elements in the Hong Kong election system.
“We ask the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities Restoring trust in Hong Kong’s political institutions and ending unjust oppression of those who promote democratic values and the defense of rights and freedoms“He told the group of seven.
The European Union He also expressed himself in this regard through his High Representative for Foreign Policy, Josep Borel, Who assured China is intentionally scrapping the principle of ‘one country, two systems’ in violation of “international commitments and Hong Kong’s basic policy”.
Political tensions between China and the United Kingdom have recently increased mainly in the wake of protests in Hong Kong.A region that remained under British sovereignty until 1997. The implementation of the National Security Act and this latest electoral reform have exacerbated the situation.
(With information from Europa Press)
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