China rebukes UK for hyping up BNO issue to interfere in HK affairs

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China on Thursday rebuked Britain for hyping up the British National Overseas (BNO) passport issue to interfere in Hong Kong affairs.

“The British side, in breach of its promise, has chosen to obstinately and repeatedly hype up the BNO issue to interfere in Hong kong affairs and China’s internal affairs,” Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said at a press briefing when asked to comment on Britain’s move to accept citizenship applications from BNO-eligible HK residents beginning Jan. 31.

China rebukes UK for hyping up BNO issue to interfere in HK affairs

“This will only end up hurting its own interests,” he said.

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Zhao reiterated that the Chinese side has full confidence in the future of Hong Kong, and no forces can erode the determination of the Chinese government and people to uphold national sovereignty and security, safeguard Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability and oppose external intervention.

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