Britain lobbies Five Eyes allies to ‘share burden’ of possible Hong Kong exodus

//Britain lobbies Five Eyes allies to ‘share burden’ of possible Hong Kong exodus

Britain lobbies Five Eyes allies to ‘share burden’ of possible Hong Kong exodus

Britain has been discussing “burden sharing” with the United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand to handle an exodus of Hongkongers in the wake of Beijing’s national security law, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Parliament on Tuesday.Raab’s revelation came after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US would consider ways to welcome Hongkongers after Beijing formalised the imposition of a national security law on the former British colony.“If China follows through on this…

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