1. Hong Kong students are protesting near the local government building, the activists write a letter to the Executive Chief and are still demanding his resignment
Students wrote a letter to the Executive Chief of Hong Kong Leung Chun-ying where they pointed out their requirements.
The protestors promised to strengthen their actions unless mister Leung leaves his post by the end of the day. Besides, the students demanded to cancel or change the government's resolution about the electoral reform.
A deputy from National People's Congress of China, Lee Siu-kwong, commented on the letter calling the first two demands "unrealistic" and urged them to make adjustments. "I think that students shouldn't aim this high. They must give up on some biased ideas", said the MP.
Other demands of Hong Kong Students Federation – granting the right to nominate people on the post of the Executive Chief, and a request to reopen the Civic Square (one of the main places of demonstrations in the past).
2. "I will not resign", the Executive Chief Leung Chun-ying informs.
During the press-conference Leung Chun-ying assuredly noted that he wouldn't resign as he had to continue the work on the project of Hong Kong electoral reform. He said that "any dialogue on the topic of a political reform must be based on the statements of the Main Law and be held in the borders of National Congress".
Few minutes before that, the head of the administration received a letter from Hong Kong Students Federation about the "constitutional development of Hong Kong". He said that he "will examine the letter thoroughly" and will make an appointment with students as soon as possible.
The results of the press-conference did not get any approval from the protestors' side, during the live broadcast displeased demonstrants tried to block the Lung Wo road which leads to the office of Leung Chun-ying.
"They did not plan a meeting with students. They promised they would but didn't say when. Who knows, when they will make this appointment: in a month, in a two, or maybe they just won't! I think that he must be right here and right now, he must stand in front of us and discuss the political and electoral reforms", stated one of the activists.
3. Hong Kong police delivered the weapons, tear gas and rubber bullets to the square before the office of Leung Chun-ying.
According to the words of witnesses, the police have delivered the weapons in secret – in ambulance cars. During today's press-conference in the afternoon police have stated that they do not exclude the use of "respective force" in case protest movement strengthens.
4. During the meeting with the Secretary of State John Kerry Minister of Foreign Affairs of People's Republic of China Wang Yi asked the USA not to intervene with the internal affairs of China.
Wang Yi has stated that "everything happening in Hong Kong is the internal affair of China" and asked other countries to respect the sovereignty of China and not to intervene into its domesic policy referring to the basic principles of international relations.
Later during the meeting of the China's Minister of Foreign Affairs with the President of the USA, Barack Obama, the latter said that "the US are watching the situation in China and are hoping for the peaceful settlement of protests in Hong Kong".