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Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says
Britain has enduring responsibility for democracy in Hong Kong, report says

Britain has an “enduring moral responsibility” to ensure that Hong Kong is “democratic, stable and prosperous,” and diplomats should do more to uphold the treaty that governed the former territory’s return to China 18 years ago, a Parliament committee says. But a new report issued Friday by the British Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee stops short of saying what will, or can, be done. “The U.K. can and should take a clearer position on the overall pace and degree of democratic reform,” the report says. “The specific details of constitutional reform are for the governments of China and Hong Kong to decide together with the...

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