formally withdraw

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Earlier in June, Lam had suspended the bill and said that it was 'dead', but the protesters have long been suspicious of her government's refusal to formally withdraw the proposed legislation and feared it could be revived later.
HONG Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations.
Confirming the climbdown, she said the government would "formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns".
"The government will formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns," she said on TV.
On Wednesday, Lam announced that her government will "formally withdraw" the fugitive bill, which has sparked months of unrest in the territory, expressing hope that the decision will "bring violence to an end" in Hong Kong.
Carrie Lam HONG Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations.
In a five-minute television address, the chief executive said: "The government will formally withdraw the bill in order to fully allay public concerns.
After millions of people took to the streets, Lam suspended the Beijing-backed bill and called it "dead" but refused to formally withdraw it, sparking fears it might be resurrected.
BAGHDAD (NINA) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Friday that his country would formally withdraw from the short- and medium-range missile treaty with Moscow.
The withdrawal notice ripens after six months, after which the president can formally withdraw. It's not automatic after six months.
'So to satisfy him and the public (and to prove) that I am not throwing my weight around and in fairness to everybody, including the panel, it would be out of delicadeza and a better policy for me to formally withdraw as private complainant in this case,' Luna added.
Khawaja Haris filed a petition to formally withdraw himself from the case, he said.