Video PlayerClose HONG KONG, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — The spokesperson of the Office of the Commissioner of the Chinese Foreign Ministry in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Saturday condemned the latest so-called “sanctions” announced by the United States on six officials of the central and the HKSAR governments, expressing strong indignation and firm opposition. The spokesperson for the office said that it is an international norm to enact and implement laws to punish crimes endangering national security. The Chinese government enacted the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the HKSAR in strict accordance with the Constitution, the Legislation Law, and the HKSAR Basic Law, providing a solid guarantee for the enduring success of “one country, two systems.” The legitimate rights and freedoms enjoyed by Hong Kong residents are fully protected under the national security law in Hong Kong. Some in the United States, however, keep meddling with and vilifying China’s just efforts to prohibit acts endangering national security on its own territory through legislation, although the United States itself has a rigorous legal system to uphold national security at home, which is yet another stark example of U.S. double standards. The… Read full this story
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