Borrel says appointment of new Hong Kong leader violates democratic principles

The head of diplomacy of the European Union (EU), Josep Borrell, defended this Sunday that the appointment of John Lee as leader of the Hong Kong executive “violates democratic principles and political pluralism”.

Through a post on the social network Twitter, Borrell pointed out that the “selection process” is “another step in the dismantling of the ‘one country, two systems’ principle”.

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