China says it supports anti-mask law in Hong Kong


Posted at Oct 04 2019 09:24 PM

SHANGHAI - China said on Friday it supports a law introduced by Hong Kong's leader Carrie Lam that will ban anti-government protesters from wearing face-masks state television CCTV reported.

Yang Guang, spokesman for China's Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, said the chaotic situation in Hong Kong cannot continue indefinitely, and that Hong Kong has reached a critical moment.

Yang said the protests were evolving into a revolution with foreign intervention.