Hong Kong government agrees to enter talks with protesters

Hong Kong’s government and pro-democracy protesters agreed to start formal talks as demonstrations that shut roads and offices in the city showed signs of winding down.

7th October, 2014

Hong Kong’s government and pro-democracy protesters agreed to start formal talks as demonstrations that shut roads and offices in the city showed signs of winding down.

A second preparatory meeting late yesterday resulted in agreement on three key principles, representatives of the government and students told reporters. There will be several rounds of talks, they will be held on an equal footing, and the government must confirm and implement the outcome of the...

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