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Hong Kong leader says divisive extradition law will be 'suspended'

Jun 15. 2019
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By Agence France-Presse
Hong Kong

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Hong Kong's embattled leader on Saturday said a divisive bill that would allow extraditions to China would be "suspended" in a major climbdown from her government after a week of unprecedented protests.

"The government has decided to suspend the legislative ammendment exercise," chief executive Carrie Lam told reporters.

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