Chinese Foreign Ministry warns US to stop interfering with China's internal affairs
Story Code : 809734
It is reported that an officer at the US Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao held a meeting with major "Hong Kong Independence" activists. In response, an official at the Commissioner's Office urgently summoned a senior official at the US Consulate General to lodge stern representations, expressing strong disapproval and firm opposition, and requiring clarification.
The official of the Commissioner's Office emphasized that China is rock-firm in upholding national sovereignty and security and Hong Kong's prosperity and stability, and in opposing any interference in Hong Kong affairs by any country, organization or individual in whatever form.
"We strongly urge the members of the US Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macao to abide by international law and basic norms governing international relations, including the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, and observe their obligations as consular personnel. They are urged to immediately make a clean break from anti-China forces who stir up trouble in Hong Kong, stop sending out wrong signals to violent offenders, refrain from meddling with Hong Kong affairs, and avoid going further down the wrong path," it said.