The political leaders of Hong Kong on Sunday called on local residents to stand with the nation to fight against increasing foreign interference in Hong Kong affairs by supporting the national security law proposal.

The comments came after some US lawmakers Republicans said in a report Wednesday that the extent of the Chinese central government to introduce a national security law in the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong was the "end of the beginning 'One country, two systems' framework."

also labeling China a "threat to security" in the report and asked the US president, Donald Trump to impose sanctions on Chinese officials -. including some in charge of the affairs of Hong Kong

veteran political scholar Lau Siu-kai China Daily Trump administration will use aggressive tactics against China to gain more public support in the presidential election this year. This includes the exploitation of national security law planned for Hong Kong, explained

Lau, who is also the vice president of the China Association of Hong Kong and Macao Studies -. Think tank of the nation's leading Hong Kong affairs - urged people of Hong Kong to be united when the interests of the nation are safeguarded. If national interests are undermined, the future of Hong Kong will also be affected, warned

Tam Yiu-Chung, Hong Kong member of the Standing Committee of the National Congress of the People -. Legislative nation - he said no matter what the United States was planning would not change the determination of the central government to enact the proposed national security law.

Hong Kong will maintain its prosperity and continue to contribute to the development of the nation after the law was enacted. . Efforts by American politicians to use the city as a pawn to contain China will fail, Tam China Daily

It is expected that Hong Kong people realize that it is the central government he worries more about Hong Kong - not the US government.

Hong Kong lawmaker and former security chief Regina IP Lau Suk-yee believes that the central government will have a strong retaliatory action against possible US sanctions.

She said Sino-US relations deteriorated seriously in the future. Ip noted that Hong Kong people who have made a copy of USA on this subject will face serious consequences.

After China's top legislature announced on May 21 that introduce a national security law of Hong Kong, led by many countries expressed concern continuously the United States to respect.

Trump announced even revoke the preferential trade status of Hong Kong and the imposition of sanctions on officials of Hong Kong.

The decision of the central government comes after months of violent protests and civil unrest, which brought chaos to the city and damaged its economy.

The national security law will establish a legal framework to criminalize subversion, terrorism, separatism and foreign interference in Hong Kong.

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