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TOKYO, November 25. /TASS/. The Chinese leadership will not tolerate those who, in his opinion, threatens the stability of Hong Kong. This was stated to journalists on Monday in Tokyo, foreign Minister Wang Yi, commenting on the results of the elections to the district councils of this special administrative region of China.”Hong Kong is part of China’s territory, – quotes the words of the Minister of Japanese TV channel TBS. – We will not tolerate those who destroy the stability and prosperity of Hong Kong.” Wang, who is currently on a visit to Tokyo, said that such plans are doomed to failure.
In turn, the Secretary-General of the Cabinet of Ministers of Japan Acehide Suga said that his government was closely monitoring the situation in Hong Kong. “Hong Kong – he said at a press conference in Tokyo, is an extremely important partner, we are with him in close economic relations. It is important for us the further development of a free and open Hong Kong, existing in the framework of the principle of one country – two systems”.
Opposition candidates won a landslide victory held on Sunday elections of deputies of district councils in the 18 districts of Hong Kong. The results of the preliminary counting of votes supporters of the democratic camp received 396 of 452 locations (almost 90%). Thus, the Pro-government bloc, previously controlled 75% of the seats in regional councils, suffered an unprecedented defeat.The current elections cannot change the political system of Hong Kong as a whole, however, they became a major test of public support for the democratic protest movement that has rocked this Autonomous region since the beginning of summer.