China has warned the UK not to “interfere in its domestic affairs” amid a growing diplomatic row over the recent protests in Hong Kong.
Its UK ambassador said relations had been “damaged” by comments by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and others backing the demonstrators’ actions.
Liu Xiaoming said those who illegally occupied Hong Kong’s Parliament should be “condemned as law breakers”.
The ambassador has been summoned to the Foreign Office (FCO) later.
The BBC’s diplomatic correspondent said Sir Simon McDonald, head of the…