In China, said the statement of London to Hong Kong
China's Ambassador to the UK Liu Xiaoming called gross interference in the internal Affairs of China statements of London on the law on national security in Hong Kong, said in a statement on the website of the Chinese Embassy.
Yesterday it was reported that China's Ambassador to Britain summoned to the foreign Ministry of great Britain after accusations against China of violating sovereignty. Earlier, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the law on the protection of national security of Hong Kong violates the provisions signed by Britain and China of the Declaration on the autonomy of the region.
It is emphasized that the Chinese Ambassador has called the recent statements of the British side on national security law in Hong Kong "irresponsible and unfounded".
"They (these statements) are a gross interference in China's internal Affairs and contrary to important principles of mutual respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity and non-interference in the internal Affairs of each other... the Chinese side expresses its serious concern and strongly opposes", it said in a statement.
Chinese President XI Jinping signed a decree on the entry into force on 30 June of the law on the protection of national security of Hong Kong. Earlier on Tuesday, the standing Committee of vsekitajsky meeting of national representatives endorsed the law. PC NPC also decided to include the law in Annex III of the Basic law of the Special administrative region of Hong Kong.
The bill on national security caused discontent of anti-government forces in Hong Kong and some Western officials who see it as a desire by Beijing to tighten control over the autonomy.
Hong Kong came back into the possession of China from Britain in 1997, and has since enjoyed wide autonomy. The Central government of China adhere to the principle of "one country, two systems" in the management of the district. According to the joint Declaration of great Britain and China, Hong Kong will retain broad autonomy until 2047. How will be managed the former British colony after that date are still unknown.