EU’s China chief urges Hong Kong and Beijing leaders to listen after ‘powerful signal’ of elections

The head of China relations for the European Union’s parliament has called on leaders in Hong Kong and Beijing to heed “powerful signals from the democracy movement” following Hong Kong’s district council elections last Sunday.Reinhard Butikofer, chair of the European Parliament Delegation for Relations with China, also said that the protest movement in Hong Kong retained broad support from the EU despite a lack of firm action by the bloc’s 28 member states since its legislature passed a…

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