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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Merkel in Beijing Says Hong Kong Freedoms must be 'Guaranteed'

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7Dnews London

Fri, 06 Sep 2019 09:15 GMT

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday September 6th the rights and freedoms of people in Hong Kong "must be guaranteed" after meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing, her spokesman said, AFP has reported.

In a tweet, spokesperson Steffen Seibert quoted Merkel as saying: "The rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong must be guaranteed. Solutions can only be found in dialogue; do everything possible to prevent violence".

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