Hong kong leader hopes for continued peace after the quiet choice

Of the local elections held in Hong kong in the weekend running of the pro-democracy parties, with almost 400 of 452 seats. Hong kong's leader, Carrie Lam, r

Hong kong leader hopes for continued peace after the quiet choice

Of the local elections held in Hong kong in the weekend running of the pro-democracy parties, with almost 400 of 452 seats.

Hong kong's leader, Carrie Lam, recognizing that the outcome of the local elections at the weekend shows a dissatisfaction with the chinese government.

said the leader, who is backed by China, at a press conference in Hong kong on Tuesday, writes the news agency Reuters.

the Press conference comes the day after the election results showed that the pro-democracy parties running with almost 400 of 452 seats.

It is more than tripling and it is clearly highest in the 20 years, local elections have existed in Hong kong.

the Elections happened in the middle of a tumultarisk time with the violent protests that have Klasbahis been going on in Hong kong's streets over several months.

Lamb says that she hopes that the peace continues after the election.

- Everyone would like to go back to a normal life. Violence solves nothing, " she says, according to Reuters.

The crushing landslide victory in local elections put new pressure on Hong kong's unpopular head of the government and the regime in Beijing, who supports her.

Carrie Lam acknowledges that the result shows that the citizens are not satisfied with China's handling of the month-long conflict with the demonstrators.

- the result of the election shows dissatisfaction with the time it has taken to take action with the current political instability and to find an end to the violence, she says according to AFP news agency.

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Date Of Update: 26 November 2019, 03:00

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