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China says it will support Hong Kong to pass extradition law

Reuters , Monday 10 Jun 2019
Protesters block the protest area of Legislative Council with barricades during clashes with police after a rally against a controversial extradition law proposal in Hong Kong on June 10, 2019. (Photo: AFP)
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China said on Monday it will continue to support the Hong Kong government to pass an extradition law, after more than one million people protested in the city to thwart a proposal that would allow suspects to be sent to mainland China to face trial.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comment at a daily news briefing in Beijing.

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