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Hong Kong protests, 4 October 2019: Foreign Secretary's statement

Statement by the Foreign Secretary on the situation in Hong Kong, 4 October 2019

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Following Hong Kong’s use of regulations under emergency legislation, which will come into effect on 5 October, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said:

Political dialogue is the only way to resolve the situation in Hong Kong. While governments need to ensure the security and safety of their people, they must avoid aggravating and instead reduce tensions.

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Published 4 October 2019