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No breakthrough as Hong Kong officials open talks with students
No breakthrough as Hong Kong officials open talks with students

Government officials in Hong Kong opened talks Tuesday with student leaders of pro-democracy protests that have paralyzed parts of the semi-autonomous Chinese city for more than three weeks, but the discussions produced no major breakthrough. The government representatives said they would be open to submitting a new report to Beijing about the city’s pro-democracy movement. And they suggested it would be possible to negotiate details about the nomination committee that China’s Communist leaders insist must screen candidates for the 2017 election for Hong Kong’s chief executive. But the government showed no signs of pushing Beijing to consider protester demands for a...

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