Chinese Ambassador in Vienna Warns with China's Intervention in Hong Kong

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: August 20, 2019; 17:16 ♦ (Vindobona)

Li Xiaosi, the Chinese ambassador in Austria, has repeated the demands known from Beijing in an interview in the Ö1-Mittagsjournal and threatened with an intervention by China in the continuing violent protests in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong anti-extradition law protest on 16 June 2019. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Studio Incendo [CC BY 2.0 (]

In the interview conducted by Cornelia Vospernik, the ambassador said that no state or government would allow violent action and that mainland China still believes that the Hong Kong government is capable of overcoming the current difficult situation, but if the situation continues to deteriorate and Hong Kong plunges into chaos, the Beijing central government will not stand idly…