Meaningful dialogue needed in Hong Kong
18 November 2019
Growing tensions in Hong Kong
amongst police and pro-democracy protestors are cause for
increased alarm, National’s Foreign Affairs spokesperson
Gerry Brownlee says.
“Small movements throughout
history have led to eventual significant change. The current
Government of Mainland China rose from such a protest
movement and its achievements have been considerable.
“The demand for change in Hong Kong will need
meaningful dialogue and a path to progress change if more
bloodshed is to be avoided.
dependent territory Hong Kong has access to history and
experience which may be helpful in reaching resolution to
the current disruption which threatens the territory’s
prosperity and until now, peaceful lifestyle.
Kong should reach out for that help and Beijing should be
confident about its achievements and continue the measured
restraint it has shown so far.”
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