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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by CNBC:

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Wednesday that she has withdrawn a contentious extradition bill that has sparked months of mass protests.

A full withdrawal of the bill is one of five demands that protesters have been fighting for. The proposed bill would have allowed people in Hong Kong to be extradited to mainland China for trial. Despite Lam’s suspension of the bill in July, protesters continued to rally. On Sunday, the city saw its most violent day since mass protests broke out in early June.

The article goes on to state the following:

Lam made a public announcement Wednesday saying that the government had responded to each of the demands but admitted that it “may not be able to address all the grievances of people in society.” She then called for dialogue rather than further violence.

“The government will formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns. The Secretary for Security will move a motion according to the Rules of Procedure when the Legislative Council resumes,” she said via a translation, giving four actions that her government would push forward with.

Many Twitter users are saying the announcement isn’t a guarantee the bill will actually be withdrawn:

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