The Chinese and Hong Kong flags flutter at the office of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in Beijing, China May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang
HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry branch in Hong Kong said on Monday some acts during last year’s pro-democracy protests were “terrorist in nature,” posing “imminent danger” to China’s national security.
Xie Feng, Commissioner of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Hong Kong, made his remarks during a speech on proposed national security legislation in Hong Kong.
Reporting by James Pomfret, Anne Marie Roantree, Clare Jim; Writing by Marius Zaharia; Editing by Toby Chopra