Abe Aims for G-7 Statement on Hong Kong

Politics

Tokyo, June 10 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he aims for the Group of Seven major industrialized countries to issue a joint statement responding to China’s decision to impose a security law on Hong Kong.

“I’m willing to lead discussions in order for the G-7 to issue a statement on the assumption of the ‘one country, two systems’ principle” for Hong Kong’s autonomy, Abe told a House of Representatives budget committee meeting.

Abe pointed out that the G-7 comprises countries respecting universal values and that its leadership in the world is of great significance.

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