British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's vice premier

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's vice premier

Hong Kong protests
Protesters attend a demonstration demanding Hong Kong's leaders to step down and withdraw the extradition bill, in Hong Kong. (REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday (Jun 17), her spokesman said.

"The prime minister raised the recent protests in Hong Kong, stressing the need to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the legally binding Sino-British joint declaration," the spokesman said.

Source: Reuters

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