China says its Hong Kong Handover agreement with the UK is of no ‘practical significance’

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has said the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration, which gave rise to Hong Kong’s Handover in 1997, is a “historical document and does not have any practical significance.” Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang made the remarks at a regular press conference on Friday, just a day ahead of the Handover anniversary on Saturday. […]