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China confirms detention of employee of British consulate in Hong Kong

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Published on August 21, 2019 - Duration: 01:12s

China confirms detention of employee of British consulate in Hong Kong

A Chinese national working at Britain's Hong Kong consulate has been detained in China's border city of Shenzhen for violating the law, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Wednesday, likely worsening already strained ties between Beijing and London.

Emer McCarthy reports.

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