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Taiwan urges China not to lead Hong Kong into ‘bigger turmoil’

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government urged China on Friday not to lead Hong Kong into “bigger turmoil” due to wrong policy decisions, after China proposed new national security legislation for the former British colony. Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement that China’s Communist Party has wrongly blamed external influences and Hong Kong independence…

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s government urged China on Friday not to lead Hong Kong into “bigger turmoil” due to wrong policy decisions, after China proposed new national security legislation for the former British colony.

Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council said in a statement that China’s Communist Party has wrongly blamed external influences and Hong Kong independence “separatists” for the instability in the territory.

Reporting by Yimou Lee; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Tom Hogue

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