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World China’s Xi Backs Hong Kong Leader Amid Protest Chaos

03:45  05 november  2019
03:45  05 november  2019 Source:   bloomberg.com

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China President Xi Jinping has backed the leadership of Hong Kong ’ s embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam after five months of pro -democracy protests that have roiled the city, saying he has a high degree of trust in her. During a face-to-face meeting in Shanghai on Monday, Xi told Lam that she had

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his full support to Hong Kong ' s Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her administration when the two met in Shanghai on Monday, according to the state-run Xinhua news agency. Xi stated that his Beijing government "fully recognizes" and "highly trusts" the work of Lam

(Bloomberg) -- China President Xi Jinping has backed the leadership of Hong Kong’s embattled Chief Executive Carrie Lam after five months of pro-democracy protests that have roiled the city, saying he has a high degree of trust in her.

During a face-to-face meeting in Shanghai on Monday, Xi told Lam that she had led the Hong Kong government in stabilizing the situation and put in a lot of hard work amid the unrest, according to a report from China’s official Xinhua News Agency.

Carrie Lam et al. standing next to a man in a suit and tie: Hong Kong’s Lam Dismisses ‘Malicious’ Report She’ll Be Replaced© Bloomberg Hong Kong’s Lam Dismisses ‘Malicious’ Report She’ll Be Replaced

Carrie Lam

Xi told Lam, who was in Shanghai to attend the China International Import Expo, that he demanded unswerving efforts to stop and punish violent activities in accordance with the law to safeguard the well-being of the general public in Hong Kong. After she delivered a report to the president on the situation, Xi said that ending violence and chaos and restoring order remained the most important tasks in the city.

Hong Kong’s Lam Dismisses ‘Malicious’ Report She’ll Be Replaced

  Hong Kong’s Lam Dismisses ‘Malicious’ Report She’ll Be Replaced Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam dismissed reports of her looming replacement as “very malicious,” reiterating that she had Beijing’s support despite more than four months of unrest. © Bloomberg Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019. Lam’s comments before a meeting of the city’s Executive Council Tuesday came after a Financial Times report said Beijing was mulling a plan to remove Lam after her administration failed to quell months of increasingly violent unrest.

SHANGHAI — President Xi Jinping of China publicly backed the beleaguered leader of Hong Kong on Monday, in his most direct public comments so far on the pro -democracy protests that have shaken the city for months and raised doubts about her political survival.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will fly to China this week to discuss how to make it easier for Hong Moment ‘cheating’ wife is caught ‘romping' in the back of her car. The group has already met twice, "endorsing Chinese leader Xi Jinping recently issued a veiled threat to protesters in Hong Kong

Beijing-appointed Lam remains in the job after denying media reports that the Chinese government was planning her removal after her administration failed to quell months of increasingly violent unrest.

Her introduction of legislation that would allow extraditions to mainland China sparked the months of protests against Beijing’s tightening grip over the former British colony, which continue even after the bill was withdrawn.

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