Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Thursday defended China’s control of the region and assured that despite “hostilities” and “severity”, her government would continue to work with Beijing to “ensure national security”. foreign powers.
“Regardless of how strict some foreign governments are or what unjustified allegations or harsh sanctions are imposed on us, my government and I will fearlessly continue to do our duty to ensure national security in accordance with the law,” he said.
Lam demonstrated this during the Chinese National Day celebrations, in which he was a part, during the celebrations in the Wan Chai district of north Hong Kong Island.
“If we want Hong Kong to move forward, we have to properly understand the relationship between one country and two systems and act in accordance with the Constitution and Basic Laws,” said Lam, who has also defended Beijing’s accession to the government to overcome “difficult economic situation” in the region.