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Hong Kong security laws apply to foreigners with 'no exceptions'

NPC member warns bill opponents face exclusion from legislative election

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong announces his plans to run for legislature in Hong Kong on June 19.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- All candidates running for Hong Kong's upcoming Legislative Council election will be required to sign a letter pledging their allegiance to the Basic Law, the city's constitution, including the proposed national security laws, a member of China's top decision-making body told the Nikkei Asian Review in an interview on Monday.

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