UK decided to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong ‘immediately and indefinitely’. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says in Parliament UK on 20 July, that there will has a ban of exporting ‘any equipment that might be used for internal oppression’ that applies to China to Hong Kong, until there are “safeguards to prevent extradition from the UK being misused“. The UK will also extend to Hong Kong the ‘arms embargo’ that UK has applied to Mainland China since 1989. And they are deeply concerned about National Security Law in Hong Kong.
"The government has decided to suspend the extradition treaty immediately and indefinitely"— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) July 20, 2020
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab says the UK will suspend extradition to Hong Kong until there are "safeguards to prevent extradition from the UK being misused"https://t.co/En9uecGyeA pic.twitter.com/qVBjPxeQDE
UK is following steps of Australia, Canada, USA to suspend the extradition treaty with Hong Kong. Also, UK is the 3rd country which will extend the “arms embargo” to Hong Kong after USA and Canada.
We welcome and thank UK for making such decision. UK must stand firm for its sovereignty and integrity.