CHINA Law on safeguarding national security in HKSAR wins broad understanding, support: report

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Law on safeguarding national security in HKSAR wins broad understanding, support: report

Xinhua

15:19, March 08, 2021

BEIJING, March 8 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature, the National People's Congress (NPC), has briefed over 90 national parliaments on the Law on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), winning broad understanding and support, according to a report.

Hong Kong residents celebrate the passage of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in Causeway Bay of south China's Hong Kong, June 30, 2020. (Photo: Xinhua)

Following the law's adoption on June 30, 2020, on behalf of the NPC, heads of bilateral friendship groups sent 106 letters to the parliaments of 93 countries and the European Parliament to share relevant information and clarify China's stance, said the work report of the NPC Standing Committee submitted Monday to the ongoing annual legislative session for review.

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