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Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, June 1

Xinhua
01 Jun 2020, 23:44 GMT+10

WASHINGTON -- China's national security legislation for Hong Kong "reduces uncertainty by thwarting instability" for financial markets in the "Pearl of the Orient," said a renowned U.S. expert on China.

"As far as threats that financial institutions will depart Hong Kong -- as some have suggested -- I think not," Robert Lawrence Kuhn, chairman of the Kuhn Foundation, told Xinhua recently via email.

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KABUL -- The widespread protests to condemn the killing of a black man by a policeman in the United States demonstrates the country's poor record of racial discrimination, an Afghan expert said on Sunday.

"No doubt, justice and equality of citizens in the U.S. have not been institutionalized and the killing of a black man by a policeman last week is a proof of it," Dad Mohammad Annabi, a researcher and the editor-in-chief of the Islah Daily, told Xinhua.

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SYDNEY -- Premier of Australian State of Victoria Daniel Andrews maintained his strong commitment to a healthy ongoing relationship with China, stating that it has never been more important than the moment.

Speaking to Channel Seven News on Monday, Andrews pointed out that Victoria has dozens of important agreements with China, responsible for keeping thousands of Australians in jobs.

"We take the view you want more relationships, not less. You want a good relationship, not a bad one with your biggest customer. This is all about jobs," Andrews said.

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