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In Hong Kong, will toughen measures against coronavirus

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam announced the tightening of measures to combat the spread of coronavirus in the background of the deterioration of the epidemiological situation in this special administrative region of China, said the Hong Kong edition South China Morning Post.

According to the newspaper, the increase of people infected with coronavirus in Hong Kong in recent days amounted to 108, which was a record figure.

In China called the name of national security Advisor

The state Council of the PRC appointed head of the office of the Central government of China in Hong Kong Lo Guanine adviser on the national security Committee to ensure national security.

The Committee was established in accordance with the entered into force on 30 June the law on national security of Hong Kong.

The head of administration of Hong Kong welcomed the law on national security

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam welcomed the adoption by the Parliament of China of the national security act and stated that it will come into effect later on Tuesday, after passing the necessary procedures.

The law on the protection of national security in Hong Kong was adopted on Tuesday by the standing Committee of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives – the highest legislative body of the PRC.

In Hong Kong, commented on the possible sanctions of the USA and other countries

Hong Kong is not afraid of sanctions of the USA and other countries, said at a press conference on Tuesday, the head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam.

Earlier, the Ministry of Commerce announced the suspension Monday of action preferential trade relations with Hong Kong, including the effect of exceptions to export restrictions. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo in turn, announced that Washington Monday stops the supply of products for the defence sector and dual-use goods to Hong Kong.

Hong Kong is planning to relax some quarantine restrictions

The Hong Kong authorities on the background of improvement of the epidemiological situation are prepared to weaken the quarantine restrictions imposed earlier because of COVID-19, said Tuesday on a press-conferences the head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam.

"As soon as the epidemiological situation stabiliziruemost, we intend to relax some of the measures of social distancing," said Lam.

In Hong Kong, commented on the US threats to impose sanctions

Statements from the United States to impose sanctions against Hong Kong due to the bill about national security only intimidation, said at a press conference on Wednesday, the head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam.

"This is the full extent of the bullying. The so-called "sanctions" is completely unfounded. The special status of Hong Kong due to the principle of "one country, two systems" and the Basic law, the so-called "sanctions" foreign countries will not affect Hong Kong," said Lam, who arrived Wednesday in Beijing to discuss with the Central authorities of the national security bill.

The head of Hong Kong arrives in Beijing to discuss the project on national security

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam on Wednesday will arrive in Beijing for discussion with the Central authorities of the national security bill, said in a statement published on the website of the Hong Kong government.

The deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives adopted on may 28, adopted the "Decision on the establishment and improvement of the legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong." The resolution delegates to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong

In Hong Kong accused the US of double standards in relation to the protests

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam, on Tuesday commenting on the current situation in the United States and from the reaction of Washington to the riots in Hong Kong accused the us government of double standards on measures to resolve the protests.

"You know that in the United States today are the riots, and we see how they responded to the local authorities," said Lam at a press conference.

The Hong Kong authorities urged residents to support the bill on security

The head of administration of Hong Kong Carrie Lam on Friday issued an appeal to residents urging them to be understanding and to support the bill on security, the decision on which was made the day before in Beijing.

Earlier Thursday, the deputies of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives adopted the "Decision on the establishment and improvement of the legal system and enforcement mechanisms to ensure national security in the special administrative region of Hong Kong." The resolution delegates to the standing Committee of the national people's Congress drafting bill on national security specially for Hong Kong. Previously, the newspaper South China Morning Post, citing an informed source reported that the NPC the PC will need about two weeks to make the law, this means that it can enter into force in August.