Say public’s desire for negotiations more important than their disappointment over proposed agenda.
ankara escort ankara escort partner Hong Kong protest leaders have agreed to hold two rounds of talks escort ankara with the Chinese territorys government, saying the public’s desire for negotiations was more important than the students’ disappointment over the ankara escort bayan proposed agenda.
The talks will start at 4 p.m. Hong Kong time (11 a.m. Turkish local time) on Friday.
The first session will focus on the constitutional basis for political-system changes and the second on legal requirements, the government and students said, according to local media reports.
The ground rules for the talks mean the government may not discuss making changes to the rules laid down by Beijing requiring all candidates for the city’s chief executive be vetted by a committee.
That conflicts with demonstrators’ demand that the 2017 elections be more democratic, and may mean the discussions will fail and lead to further civil disobedience.
A leader of one of the main student groups, Lester Shum, underlined that talks would only go ahead if the around 300 protesters who continued to demonstrate on Hong Kong streets Wednesday morning were not physically removed.
At the Mong Kok protest site, a woman, aged around 40, told an Anadolu Agency reporter that she felt touched by what the students are doing.
Its very courageous, the woman, who declined to give her name out of concerns for her privacy, added.
But if you confront the Chinese government, you have to do it bit by bit – you cannot achieve everything in one go, like these students are trying to do.
Over the last 12 days, tens of thousands of people had gathered at protest sites to push Beijing to