Hong Kong, Lam: “Postponed the elections for the Covid”

31 July 2020La governor of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam announced that the general election of 6 September, have been postponed due to the emergency related to the Covid-19. Lam, at the press conference, he spoke of a “serious situation of the pandemic” in the former british colony, adding that “having the support in taking this difficult decision” of the central government, Beijing. “It’s the most difficult decision of the last 7 months”.

The wave of new cases of Covid-19 in Hong Kong is a factor that weighs on the political elections: it’s “internal matters” of China, said the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign affairs, Wang Wenbin, regarding the postponement of the vote of the policy on 6 September.