The writer is the Chinese Ambassador to India
China has written into its constitution the principle of adhering to the path of peaceful development and the win-win strategy of openingup. No matter which stage of development we reach, we will never seek hegemony, expansion or spheres of influence.
The people of Hong Kong can no longer bear the current grim situation and have spoken with righteous voices “anti-violence, seeking stability”. What Hong Kong needs most today is to stop the violence and chaos, advocate the rule of law, restore order and punish violent activities.