Hong Kong officials, protesters agree on Democracy talks

October 8, 2014 8:36 AM

18 0

Hong Kong officials, protesters agree on Democracy talks

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s government and the student groups responsible for huge protests that have attracted worldwide attention agreed Tuesday to hold negotiations on the future of democracy here, but some students expressed disappointment at the narrow range of the planned discussions.

In a preliminary session late Tuesday, government negotiators and student leaders agreed that the formal talks set to begin Friday would address how to change the electoral system, within the framework of the Basic Law, the miniconstitution that governs Hong Kong. The local authorities and the centr...

Also read: Call at Supreme Court to consult MPs and AMs on Brexit

Read more

To category page

Loading...