China News Service, Toronto, July 13th: The Chinese ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu recently published a signed article in the Canadian mainstream media "Ottawa Life" magazine entitled "Hong Kong's National Security Law Officially Implemented, "One Country, Two Systems" Will Be Stable and Far Away" pointed out that with the With the implementation of Hong Kong’s National Security Law, Hong Kong will usher in a new historical opportunity from chaos to governance and back on track.
The article said that since last year's "revision storm", Hong Kong society has continued to turmoil, street violence has escalated, "Hong Kong independence" has been rampant in words and deeds, and external forces have blatantly intervened in Hong Kong affairs, seriously jeopardizing national sovereignty, security, and development interests. Anyone who loves and cares about Hong Kong is reluctant to see this situation continue.
The article said that establishing and perfecting the legal system and enforcement mechanism of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to safeguard national security at the national level is a major measure to uphold and improve the "one country, two systems" system and system. It is a fundamental strategy to maintain Hong Kong's long-term stability and prosperity and stability, highlighting the central government's comprehensive Firm determination to accurately implement "one country, two systems".
Cong Peiwu pointed out in his article that Hong Kong’s National Security Law is aimed at safeguarding the most prominent risk points of national security. The law regulates four types of crimes that divide the country, subvert the state power, terrorist activities, and collude with foreign or foreign forces to endanger national security. The general provisions of the law clearly stipulate that the maintenance of national security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region should respect and protect human rights, and uphold the rule of law. It can be said that for the very few people who endanger national security, this law is a high-hanging sword; for the vast majority of Hong Kong residents, including foreigners in Hong Kong, this law guarantees their rights, freedom and peaceful life." "Guardian". After Hong Kong’s national security legislation, the "one country, two systems" policy will not change, the capitalist system implemented in Hong Kong will not change, the degree of autonomy will not change, the SAR legal system will not change, and it will not affect the independent judicial power and final adjudication power enjoyed by the SAR judicial organs. .
The article said that the national security legislation has received firm support from Hong Kong’s mainstream public opinion and the justice power of the international community. This shows that justice is free.
Recently, the international credit rating agency Standard & Poor's issued a report that after the Hong Kong National Security Law came into effect, it will not affect the autonomy of the SAR Government in formulating economic policies in accordance with the Hong Kong Basic Law. It will maintain the long-term credit issuer's credit rating of "AA+" in Hong Kong, and the rating outlook will remain at "stable". This shows the confidence of international investors in Hong Kong's future.
The article says that Hong Kong’s National Security Law fully considers the practical needs of safeguarding national security and the specific situation of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. It provides comprehensive and comprehensive regulations on the legal system and enforcement mechanism from the central and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region levels, safeguarding the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region established by the Constitution and the Basic Law. Constitutional order. In the legislative process, the central government has widely listened to the opinions of people from all walks of life in Hong Kong through various forms to ensure scientific legislation, democratic legislation, and legislation in accordance with the law.
Cong Peiwu emphasized in the article that Hong Kong is China’s Hong Kong, and Hong Kong affairs are purely China’s internal affairs, and no external forces are allowed to intervene. With the implementation of Hong Kong's National Security Law, Hong Kong will usher in a new historical opportunity from chaos to governance and return to the right track, opening a new chapter in the history of "one country, two systems" going forward with stability. He said that we believe that after the law is implemented, Hong Kong’s legal system will be more complete, social order will be more stable, and the business environment will be better. The majority of Hong Kong citizens and international investors, including Canada, will benefit from it. Hong Kong’s bright future is full of confidence.