Make Kitco Your Homepage

UK concerned at latest Hong Kong violence

Kitco News

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government is concerned about the latest violence in Hong Kong and wants calm from all sides, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Hong Kong’s airport canceled all flights on Monday, with authorities blaming demonstrators for the disruption of one of the world’s busiest terminals, an escalation in anti-government protests in the former British colony.

Johnson’s spokesman said the Britain wanted the Hong Kong government to engage with all parties in constructive dialogue.

Reporting by David Milliken, writing by Michael Holden, editing by Guy Faulconbridge

Disclaimer: The views expressed in this article are those of the author and may not reflect those of Kitco Metals Inc. The author has made every effort to ensure accuracy of information provided; however, neither Kitco Metals Inc. nor the author can guarantee such accuracy. This article is strictly for informational purposes only. It is not a solicitation to make any exchange in commodities, securities or other financial instruments. Kitco Metals Inc. and the author of this article do not accept culpability for losses and/ or damages arising from the use of this publication.