Hand-wringing for Hong Kong: what else can the EU do?

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Publication Date 11/06/2020
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Even in concert with other powers, the EU cannot save Hong Kong’s autonomy, if China is determined to snuff it out. But the Union should do what it can to encourage Beijing to hold back, and to ensure that China understands that there could be no rapid return to business as usual in the event of major repression in Hong Kong. If the EU wants to be taken seriously as a geopolitical player, its response to events in China and Hong Kong must be more than hand-wringing.

Source Link https://www.cer.eu/insights/hand-wringing-hong-kong-what-else-can-eu-do
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  • https://www.cer.eu/sites/default/files/insight_IB_11.6.20.pdf
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Chatham House Expert Comment: Hong Kong is now in the hands of its people – they cannot rely on others to stick up for them now. https://www.europeansources.info/record/hong-kong-is-now-in-the-hands-of-its-people-they-cannot-rely-on-others-to-stick-up-for-them-now/
Council of the European Union: Video conference of foreign affairs ministers, 29 May 2020 https://www.europeansources.info/record/video-conference-of-foreign-affairs-ministers-29-may-2020/

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