British consulate employee confirmed detained

An employee of Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been confirmed detained in the neighboring mainland city of Shenzhen for violating the law. The Chinese foreign ministry said it's not a diplomatic incident. But Beijing reiterated its criticism of remarks from British officials on Hong Kong in recent days. It views the comments as interference in China's internal affairs.

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Associated Press 11 May 2020 11:44 CEST

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