Foreign Minister Fang Jie spoke on Sunday, China plans to change the electoral system in Hong Kong. According to the diplomat, there is a need to change the legislation to achieve long-term stability, which will bring a better future to the city, Euronews writes.
The precedent for this move was that a year ago, China passed an extremely stringent national security law in the city-state, citing, among other things, the need to maintain order despite street protests.
So far, this has been the most important step towards weakening the autonomy of the former British colony, but the newly announced bill could completely change the city’s administration. You can guarantee that pro-Beijing forces come to power, but the foreign minister says the reform is constitutional and justified – It can be read on the portal.