6 Jul 2020

China accuses UK of ‘gross interference’ over Hong Kong

Political Editor

Ban the Chinese tech giant Huawei from the UK’s 5G network and there will be consequences, Beijing’s ambassador has warned – declaring “you cannot have a golden era if you treat China as an enemy”.

Relations between the two countries have already hit a new low over Hong Kong – with China accusing Britain of “gross interference” in its affairs.
Today China used its new national security law to give Hong Kong police the power to search private properties without a warrant.