The Ministry of Public Security of China declared that it is going all-out to guide the Hong Kong Police Force, which violate the Basic Law
Zhao Kezhi, the China State Councillor and Head of the Ministry of Public Security of China, was chairing the expanded meeting of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Public Security. The meeting declared that it is “going all-out to guide and support” the Hong Kong police to “stop violence and restrain disorder”
he meeting referred the National People’s Congress decision on imposing National Security Law in Hong Kong on May 28, and will study and implement this decision. It declared to “Going all-out to guide and support the Hong Kong Police Force, stopping violence and restraining disorder, and insist to maintain the safety and stability of Hong Kong”. The declaration also mentioned that it will defense and strike against oversea enemy’s infiltration, subversive and destructive activities, and to defend the political safety of the country. At the same time, it should “Tightly focusing on issues affecting people’s sense of public security”, adjusting control measures specifically, to avoid the occurrence of serious events.
The Basic Law, Article 22:
No department of the Central People’s Government and no province, autonomous region, or municipality directly under the Central Government may interfere in the affairs which the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region administers on its own in accordance with this Law.
If there is a need for departments of the Central Government, or for provinces, autonomous regions, or municipalities directly under the Central Government to set up offices in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, they must obtain the consent of the government of the Region and the approval of the Central People’s Government.