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China: Hong Kongers rallying outside British consulate 'shameful' - FM spox.

1 16.09.2019 Инфо

W/S Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying entering press conference room, Beijing
W/S Journalists
SOT, Hua Chunying, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (Mandarin): "I don't know if these people who claim British citizenship or qualification in front of the British consulate in Hong Kong can be called real Chinese. I think it is very shameful for a Chinese to beg for foreign intervention like this. It's definitely not something to be proud of."
M/S Journalists *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Hua Chunying, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (Mandarin): "According to the nationality law, the People's Republic of China does not recognise dual nationality for Chinese citizens. All Chinese citizens in Hong Kong, whether or not they hold a British territory passport or a British national overseas passport, are Chinese citizens."
M/S Journalist *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Hua Chunying, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (Mandarin): "Hong Kong's affairs are China's internal affairs, and no foreign government, organisation or individual has the right to interfere. Those words, deeds and plots that oppose China, disrupt Hong Kong and promote themselves relying on foreign power will not succeed in the end. They are doomed to failure and self-defeat."
M/S Journalists *CUTAWAY*
SOT, Hua Chunying, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson (Mandarin): "Without any prejudice, I think we can come to such a conclusion. If we want to ensure network security, the companies we should guard against are not Huawei from China, but Cisco and Apple from America. Huawei has made public clarifications and commitments on security issues on many occasions. Could the US side make the same clarification and commitment?"
M/S Journalist
W/S Hua leaving presser
SCRIPT
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying criticised Hong Kong protesters who rallied outside the British consulate by calling it a "shameful" action during a presser in Beijing on Monday.
"I think it is very shameful for a Chinese to beg for foreign intervention like this. It's definitely not something to be proud of," said the spokesperson.
She also warned that those interfering in China's and Hong Kong's affairs "are doomed to failure and self-defeat."
On Sunday, demonstrators in Hong Kong delivered a petition to UK Consul General Andrew Heyn, asking for support from the UK government.
Hua Chunying also touched on the network security concerns around Huawei and said that the American companies Cisco and Apple are the ones "we should guard against."