Cambodia Backs China As Hong Kong Protests Turn Increasingly Unruly

Cambodia reiterated its robust support of Chinese attempts to quell violent protests in the semiautonomous city of Hong Kong, citing its adherence to the ‘One China’ policy.

Hong Kong protestors and police forces have routinely clashed for 21 weeks, initially over opposition to a legislative bill that would have allowed extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China.

While the bill was eventually withdrawn by Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam, the protests have taken on a wider pro-democracy tone to oppose increasing Chinese influence in the economic hub.

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