BEIJING, Sept.24 (Xinhua) – The US attempt to play the “Hong Kong card” to undermine Hong Kong’s prosperity and stability and contain China’s development is doomed to failure, a door said on Friday. – speech of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Spokesman Zhao Lijian made the remarks during a press briefing when asked to comment on the fact sheet on US interference in Hong Kong affairs and support for anti-Chinese forces and destabilizing, which was published Friday on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Citing cases in the fact sheet, Zhao said Hong Kong’s affairs are purely China’s internal affairs and no foreign country has the right to intervene.
He said the formulation and implementation of the Hong Kong National Security Law improved the rule of law in Hong Kong, restored the security and stability of Hong Kong, protected the rights and legitimate interests of residents. of Hong Kong and fostered Hong Kong’s transition from chaos to governance.
“The American side should sincerely respect China’s sovereignty, abide by international law and basic standards governing international relations, stop interfering in Hong Kong’s affairs, stop undermining the rule of law in Hong Kong and stop interfering in China’s internal affairs, âZhao said, adding that he should refrain from supporting and emboldening anti-Chinese and destabilizing forces.
âChina will react firmly and firmly to US interference in Hong Kong affairs,â Zhao said.