China has prepared army to subdue the rebellious Hong Kong

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The contingent of the people’s liberation army (PLA) in Hong Kong and ready to go in the center of the city to suppress anti-government protests. This statement was made by the official representative of the Ministry of defense of China From Qian, reports South China Morning Post.

According to the Chinese military, unrest that repairing the protesters are unacceptable. In particular, attempts to storm the building of the Bureau of government threaten the Central government, and the principle of “one country, two systems”. To the question about how it will be suppressed the protests, the military responded with a reference to article 14 of the laws of Hong Kong.

This article provides that the government of the Autonomous city has the opportunity to seek assistance from stationed in it a garrison of the PLA in the event of social unrest or accidents. Yet, said the representative of the Chinese army, she is in a Supervisory position.

July 1, protesters in Hong Kong took control of the Parliament. Then the Hong Kong police freed them from the building. The protests began on the day of the 22nd anniversary of the transfer to China of power over Hong Kong, a former British colony.

In June, more than a million Hong Kong residents took to mass protests over government plans to sign an extradition agreement with China, Taiwan and Macau. On 15 June the government suspended consideration of the draft, and after three days the head of Hong Kong Carrie Lam has made an apology to its citizens and assured them that the issue will be limited to those involved in murders and rapes.

Hong Kong from 1842 to 1997 was a British colony. He currently is part of China as a special administrative region (similar to the status of Taiwan and Macau).

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