Xi meets Lam in 'vote of confidence' over Hong Kong protests
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 Chinese President Xi Jinping's surprise meeting with Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam was a "vote of confidence" in her government's ability to tackle five months of anti-government protests, a senior official said Tuesday.
Hong Kong police fired volley after volley of tear gas to break up anti-government protesters after night fall on Saturday, as protest in the China-ruled city entered its 22nd week. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
U.S. President Trump signed into law congressional bills that back protesters in Hong Kong and threaten China with possible sanctions on human rights, prompting China's Foreign Ministry on Thursday to..