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By James Pomfret

HONG KONG, Sept 13 (Reuters) – China’s many comparison official
in Hong Kong, Zhang Xiaoming, pronounced on Friday that remarks he had
made to pro-democracy lawmakers in an Aug 19 assembly had been
misrepresented in media reports.

“I acknowledge that during a conversation, we used a phrase
‘stay alive’,” Zhang wrote in a matter on a website of
China’s Liaison Office in Hong Kong.

Zhang done his comments after Reuters published a story on
September 11 in that it reported that he had told several
pro-democracy lawmakers that “the fact that we are authorised to
stay alive, already shows a country’s inclusiveness”,
according to dual people who attended a Aug 19 assembly with
Zhang and declined to be named.

Zhang’s bureau did not respond to several faxed requests for
comment before a Sep 11 story was published. The
article, that was picked adult by other media outlets, focused on
the showdown between pro-democracy army and Beijing over
political remodel in Hong Kong.

Zhang pronounced in a matter on Friday night that his
intended definition was that Beijing had already shown “great
political inclusiveness” in permitting some democrat lawmakers to
run for legislative bureau in Hong Kong. He pronounced media reports
of a assembly had a “malicious intention”.

The sources told Reuters in a Sep 11 story that
Zhang had been responding to a doubt by approved lawmaker
Leung Yiu-chung, who asked either a democrat like himself could
run in an choosing for a top bureau in a city.

The assembly took place before China delivered a decision
on Aug 31 on domestic remodel in Hong Kong, that is governed
under a “one country, dual systems” arrangement that affords
the city’s residents a high grade of liberty and freedoms not
enjoyed by Chinese on a mainland.

One of a lawmakers quoted in a Reuters essay pronounced on
Saturday that he was station by his chronicle of events. “I
haven’t misspoken,” Lee Cheuk-yan, who attended a assembly with
Zhang on Aug 19 and motionless to pronounce on-record after Zhang’s
statement, pronounced in a phone interview.

Reuters pronounced in a matter on Friday: “We mount by our
story and a strange quote from Zhang Xiaoming, that was
obtained from dual eccentric sources who attended a meeting,
as good as a correctness of a Reuters translation.” The
statement was released after some media and blogs pronounced that
Zhang’s comments had been mistranslated.

(Editing by Peter Hirschberg)

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