Chinese officials to hold briefing on Hong Kong security law on Wednesday

Police clear a street during a silent march against the national security law in Hong Kong, on June 28, 2020.
Police clear a street during a silent march against the national security law in Hong Kong, on June 28, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

BEIJING (REUTERS) - Chinese officials will hold a media briefing in Beijing regarding the Hong Kong national security law at 10am (0200 GMT) on Wednesday (July 1), according to a notice issued by the State Council Information Office on Tuesday.

The notice said Shen Chunyao, director of legislative affairs commission for the Chinese parliament's standing committee, and Zhang Xiaoming, executive director of the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs office, will speak at the briefing.