UK to change extradition deal with Hong Kong - BBC News ⇅
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Boris Johnson says the UK's extradition arrangements with Hong Kong will be changed, amid rising tensions with China.
It comes after Beijing imposed a controversial national security law on the ex-British colony, introducing new crimes with severe penalties.
The UK has already offered residency rights to three million Hong Kongers in response.
China has accused the UK of "brutal meddling" in its internal affairs.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is expected to confirm later that the UK will suspend its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in a statement to Parliament.
Beijing has insisted it is committed to upholding international law, and has promised a "resolute response" if the UK withdraws from extradition arrangements.
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