"Simultaneously China, and not China"CNN's Kristie Lu Stout explains Hong Kong's status as a Special Administrative Region. http://cnn.it/2sPA1kB
Posted by CNN on Wednesday, June 28, 2017
The secret negotiations that sealed Hong Kong’s future
Updated 0652 GMT (1452 HKT) June 22, 2017
Hong Kong (CNN)The two leaders sat several feet apart at a long table covered in green silk.
The people of Hong Kong were not party to the discussions, nor were they consulted about the final decision, which had a profound effect on their futures and freedoms.