July 9, 2020 / 7:40 AM / a month ago

China says may take action in response to Australia's HK measures

FILE PHOTO: Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian speaks at a news conference in Beijing, China April 8, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

BEIJING (Reuters) - China warned on Thursday that it reserves the right to take further action in response to Australia suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters during a daily briefing that Beijing urged Australia to change course and stop interfering in China’s affairs.

Reporting by Yew Lun Tian; Writing by Se Young Lee; Editing by Alex Richardson

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