UN chief asks Hong Kong to respect democratic principles

(AGI) New York, Sept 30 - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moonhas urged Hong Kong authorities to respect democraticprinciples in managing protests demanding more democracy. "Heunderstands that this is a domestic matter, but urges allstakeholders to resolve any differences in a manner that ispeaceful and safeguards democratic principles," a U.N.spokesperson told reporters. (AGI).

(AGI) New York, Sept 30 - U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moonhas urged Hong Kong authorities to respect democraticprinciples in managing protests demanding more democracy. "Heunderstands that this is a domestic matter, but urges allstakeholders to resolve any differences in a manner that ispeaceful and safeguards democratic principles," a U.N.spokesperson told reporters. (AGI).