London: Britain suspended its extradition system with it (of Hong Kong) on Monday after China imposed a new national security law on Hong Kong. As tensions with China escalate, British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab said he was concerned about the new law and alleged human rights violations in China, especially dealing with Uygar minorities, in which case the arms embargo on China would be extended to Hong Kong.
Raab said, “We will protect our vital interests. We will stand up for our values and we will hold China responsible for its international obligations. “Raab followed the US, Australia and Canada suspending extradition treaties with Hong Kong.
This review has been done at a time when just a day before the UK pulled out of the plan to give Chinese telecom company Huawei a role in the new high-speed mobile phone network here. It has taken this step amid security concerns arising from growing tensions between China and Western forces.
The Boris Johnson government has already criticized China’s decision to introduce a new national security law in Hong Kong.
The UK has accused the Chinese government of grossly violating the Sino-British joint manifesto, under which Britain handed over control of Hong Kong to China in 1997 and announced that it would extend a special route of citizenship to up to 3 million eligible residents of the community Will open
China has objected to Britain’s move. Chinese Ambassador to Britain, Liu Xiaoming told the BBC’s Andrew Marr that Britain has been ‘dancing’ to the tune of America.
(Input: Agency AP)