A pro-democracy group Sunday vowed to take over Hong Kong's financial district after Beijing insisted on vetting candidates for the southern Chinese city's next leader through a nominating committee.
The group called Occupy Central with Love and Peace said Sunday's decision ended any hope of compromise between democracy activists and authorities in Beijing.
"We are very sorry to say that today all chances of dialogue have been exhausted and the occupation of Central (district) will definitely happen," the group said in an emailed statement without specifying when.
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