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Hong Kong national security law is there to protect city

One country, two systems will endure as important part of territory's success

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The Victoria Harbor of Hong Kong, pictured on May 26: many local people want a return to a more stable environment.   © AP

Bernard Chan is the Convenor of the Non Official Members of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China. He is also a Deputy to the National People's Congress of the People's Republic of China.

On May 28, I and around 2,800 other members of China's National People's Congress in Beijing voted in favor of a decision to draft and implement a national security law for Hong Kong. The aim is to tackle separatism, subversion of state power, terrorist activities and interference in local affairs by overseas forces.

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