France says it will not ratify extradition treaty with Hong Kong | News


PARIS (Reuters) – France said on Monday it would not ratify a 2017 extradition treaty with Hong Kong after China introduced a controversial national security law for the global financial center.

“In view of the latest developments, France will not proceed as it is with the ratification of the extradition agreement signed on May 4, 2017 between France and the special administrative region of Hong Kong”, indicated a press release from the ministry. French for Foreign Affairs.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Mark Heinrich)


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