Federal government consists of the extradition agreement with Hong Kong

"We expect that China guarantees in the Basic Law guaranteed freedoms and rights. This also includes the right to free and fair elections. Therefore, we have d

Federal government consists of the extradition agreement with Hong Kong

"We expect that China guarantees in the Basic Law guaranteed freedoms and rights. This also includes the right to free and fair elections. Therefore, we have decided to suspend the extradition agreement with Hong Kong," said foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

In a Statement, Maas says: "the decision of The Hong Kong government to disqualify a dozen Opposition candidates for the election, is another incision in the rights of citizens and Bärger of Hong Kong. It follows the arrest of three activists and an activist in the newly created National Security Department, the us very worried."

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Updated Date: 31 July 2020, 12:26

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