Hong Kong: does British offer of citizenship to Hongkongers violate Thatcher’s deal with China?

China has reacted angrily to an offer by the UK government to allow all Hong Kong citizens with a British National (Overseas) passport the right to come and live in the UK and give them a pathway to citizenship.

China alleges that the offer violates the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration over the resumption of Chinese sovereignty over Hong Kong.

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The offer by the British foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, followed the adoption of a…

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