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Britain says China has made ‘grave step’ by passing Hong Kong security law

“We are deeply concerned by unconfirmed reports that Beijing has passed the national security law,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said.

world Updated: Jun 30, 2020 16:42 IST
Reuters | Posted by Jasra Afreen
Reuters | Posted by Jasra Afreen
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Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during a  digital press conference in London.
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks during a digital press conference in London.(Reuters file photo)

Britain said it was deeply concerned by reports that China’s parliament had passed national security legislation for Hong Kong, describing it as a “grave step”.

“We are deeply concerned by unconfirmed reports that Beijing has passed the national security law,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said. “This would be a grave step.”

“Once we have seen the full legislation, we will make a further statement,” Raab said.

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