U.K. Suspends Extradition Treaty With Hong Kong

Lincoln Wylie

LONDON—The British authorities suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong in response to Beijing’s choice to impose a new protection law on the previous British colony, the latest indicator of deteriorating diplomatic relations between Western nations and China.

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab told Parliament on Monday that the extradition treaty would be suspended indefinitely and that the U.K. would bar arms income to Hong Kong, ratcheting up pressure over what the British authorities says is a draconian protection law.

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