CHINA-UK: COMPROMISE ON HONG KONG REACHED

Created: 2/17/1990

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CHINA-UK: Coatprofalw on HongReached

Along Kong students yesterday protested abetween London and Beijing on (he pace and scopein Hong Kong: that accord had been reached theafter months of verbal sparring. The agreement falls farlocal demands for free, open elections by theorganizations arc accusing the UK of selling outin return for improved relations with China. The BasicCommittee approved the compromise bye. gpgg

lore protests may occur this weekend as the British come under new criticism for bowing to pressure from Beijing to slow, democratization. Local legislators may vent their anger by vetoing government policies, especially on key issues such as funding for Vietnamese refugee camps, and put increased prcssufc'on London to let more Hong Kong residents emigrate to the UKfl

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