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NZ suspends Hong Kong extradition treaty, reviews export settings

Brent Melville
Tue, 28 Jul 2020

Brent Melville
Tue, 28 Jul 2020
The New Zealand government has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and is reviewing its treatment of military and other strategic exports into the city following China's passing of a national security law for the Chinese administrative region. Foreign Minister Winston Peters said the NZ government has also issued an alert to New Zealanders highlighting the increased risks of travel to Hong Kong, following the passage of the new legislation by the Chinese central government. The suspension of the treaty means that there is no a...

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