China threatens to invade Hong Kong as protests continue

By REUTERS
August 6, 2019 11:39
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BEIJING - China's People's Liberation Army is a strong force and will defend every part of its territory, a spokesman of China's Hong Kong affairs office said, when asked about possible use of Chinese troops in the Asian financial hub riven by protests.

Yang Guang, spokesman for China's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, told a briefing in Beijing that Hong Kong authorities were capable of bringing under control the situation there.


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