We hope that #China will guarantee the freedoms and rights guaranteed by the Basic Law. These include the right to free and fair elections. That is why we have decided to suspend the #Auslieferungsabkommen with #Hongkong. – Foreign Minister @HeikoMaas pic.twitter.com/VS7Jivh8zM The HKSAR government reacted to the fact that the two countries suspended the agreements with Hong Kong under the pretext of the adoption of the Hong Kong National Security Law. This includes guaranteeing the rights and freedoms guaranteed by Hong Kong`s Basic Law. These include the right to free and fair elections that the people of Hong Kong must enjoy,” Mass said.The developments follow the passage of a draconian national security law in Hong Kong aimed at breaking dissent in the former British colony, where massive pro-democracy protests took place last year. ( ANI) Germany`s decision to end the deal follows several additional steps taken by both Germany and the European Union in response to the controversial security law imposed by Beijing on Hong Kong. The EU has agreed to halt the export of surveillance technology to Hong Kong, with Germany saying it will “treat the area in the same way as the rest of China” when it comes to exporting sensitive dual-use items. Hong Kong, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) — The government of China`s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) on Wednesday announced the suspension of an extradition agreement with Germany and froze a similar agreement with France. The agreement between Hong Kong and Germany was signed in May 2006 and entered into force in April 2009, the agreement between Hong Kong and France was sung in May 2017, but has not yet entered into force.
Enditem Germany said on Friday it was suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong due to the former British colony`s decision to postpone municipal elections by a year. Hong Kong said on Wednesday it had suspended extradition agreements with France and Germany after the two European powers took the same step to protest the threat posed by a new Chinese security law on freedoms. Germany ended its extradition deal with Hong Kong after the region postponed its election for a year. . . .