Comprehensive news: stopping violence and rioting is the most urgent task in Hong Kong at present-- the international community pays close attention to President Xi Jinping's important speech on the situation in Hong Kong
Beijing, 17 Nov (Xinhua) when President Xi Jinping attended the 11th meeting of BRICS leaders in Brasilia on 14 November, he made clear the Chinese Government's solemn position on the current situation in Hong Kong. People from all walks of life overseas paid close attention to President Xi Jinping's important speech and said one after another that they should guard against the evolution of atrocities into terrorism in Hong Kong, and stopping violence and chaos is the most urgent task for Hong Kong at present.
Andrei Ostrovsky, deputy director of the far East Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, said: President Xi Jinping's speech sent a signal that the Chinese Government is unwavering in its determination to safeguard national sovereignty, security, and development interests. We are unswervingly determined to oppose outside interference in Hong Kong's affairs. This is a clear warning to external forces not to interfere in China's internal affairs.
Yubaraj, a renowned Nepalese scholar and president of the Kathmandu Law School, said President Xi Jinping's speech was a declaration by a responsible leader. There is no doubt that Hong Kong is part of China, which has always implemented the principle of "one country, two systems".
Seto, director of research at the Canon Institute for Global Strategic Studies in Japan, said: in his speech, President Xi Jinping said that "stopping violence and restoring order is the most urgent task for Hong Kong at present." The current violent demonstrations have plagued the lives of the people of Hong Kong. It is the most important task to return to the people of Hong Kong an environment in which they can live in peace of mind as soon as possible.
Gao Hejun, president of the Promotion of China's peaceful Reunification in Wellington, New Zealand, said that President Xi Jinping's speech pointed out the direction for stabilizing the situation in Hong Kong, and overseas Chinese in New Zealand highly supported it. Hong Kong is Hong Kong of China. The stability and prosperity of Hong Kong are in the interests of all the Chinese people, including the people of Hong Kong. Violent demonstrations have seriously affected the economic development and the lives of the people of Hong Kong, and Chinese all over the world will not allow it.
The official Cuban news agency La Meishe reported that President Xi Jinping's speech on the situation in Hong Kong made clear the position of the Chinese Government to external forces trying to interfere in Hong Kong affairs, and stressed that Hong Kong should put an end to the chaos and restore social stability as soon as possible.
Yan Tianlu, vice president of the Malaysian China Public Relations Association, said President Xi Jinping's speech shows that Hong Kong must stop violence and control chaos and restore order as soon as possible. The rule of law is regarded as the cornerstone of social and economic prosperity and people living and working in peace and contentment. The continuing acts of radical and violent crime in Hong Kong must be severely punished and restored to the bright light of the Pearl of the Orient.
Cambodian Government spokesman Pasipan said: President Xi Jinping's speech shows the solemn position of the Chinese Government on the current situation in Hong Kong, and I highly agree with this. In his view, the violence has seriously affected the economic and tourism development of Hong Kong and seriously affected the normal life of the people of Hong Kong. To stop violence and restore order is the aspiration of the people of Hong Kong. (participating reporters: Li ao, Zhou Shengping, Guo Dan, Lu Huaiqian, Zhu Wanjun, Lin Hao, Mao Pengfei)