Hong Kong leader says ‘very confident’ to cope with unrest | AFP

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam reiterates that her government is “very confident” to cope with the unrest in the city, when asked if she would engage the the Chinese military for assistance.  A brief appearance by Chinese soldiers on Hong Kong’s streets over the weekend — supposedly to cleanup debris — had fuelled concerns that Beijing could intervene militarily to end the crisis. IMAGES

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