Q: This morning, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress passed the interpretation of Article 104 of the Hong Kong Basic Law. Some foreign public opinion expressed concern. What's your comment?
A: Strictly speaking, this is not the question the Foreign Ministry answers. You may also note that after the NPC Standing Committee adopted this interpretation, the General Office of the NPC Standing Committee held a press conference. Mr. Li Fei, Deputy Secretary-General of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress made a detailed explanation of the contents of the interpretation and the relevant arguments. Publicly available. A spokesman for the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council and the head of the Hong Kong Liaison Office have also made remarks.
Now that you have mentioned some foreign media's concern about this, I would like to reiterate our position here. The relevant interpretations of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress have clarified the meaning of the provisions on the oath of office of public officials under Article 104 of the Basic Law of Hong Kong, clarified the relevant legal disputes, clearly established the basic rules of oaths, and helped curb the "Hong Kong independence" And the authority of the Hong Kong Basic Law to safeguard the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of the country and safeguard Hong Kong's long-term prosperity and stability. The interpretation is in full compliance with the provisions of the Constitution and the Basic Law of Hong Kong, and conforms to the principle of "one country, two systems".
I would also like to stress that Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China and a local administrative region under the Central Government of the People's Republic of China. Hong Kong affairs belong to China's internal affairs, and no foreign country should interfere. "Hong Kong independence" forces to engage in separatist activities in an attempt to separate Hong Kong from China, in violation of the law, contrary to public opinion, not only undermine China's national sovereignty, security, damage Hong Kong ... ... View Original: http://world.huanqiu.com/article /2016-11/9645679.html