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Hong Kong leader Lam to meet media at 3 p.m. on Saturday: statement

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam will meet the media at 3 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Saturday, a government statement said, amid reports the government will suspend a proposed bill on extradition to mainland China that sparked protests.

The statement did not say what Lam planned to talk about.

Reporting by Twinnie Siu; Writing by John Ruwitch; editing by Christian Schmollinger

via Reuters