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Hong Kong leader vows to work closely with Beijing's new envoy

Reuters Tuesday, 7 January 2020
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she would work closely with Beijing's top official in the Asian financial hub to bring it "back on the right path" after more than six months of pro-democracy protests.
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