Hong Kong national security law: Beijing won’t recognise British National (Overseas) passports as travel papers from Sunday, reserves right on further action

Jan 29, 2021 | INVESTING

Beijing has declared it will stop recognising British National (Overseas) passports as travel and identification documents from Sunday in retaliation against Britain’s offer of a so-called pathway to citizenship to 5.4 million eligible Hongkongers.The announcement was made by Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian at a daily press briefing. He also said the central government would reserve the right to take further action on the matter.The move came hours after British authorities…

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