Tuesday, 19 October 2021

Tag Archives: Meng Wanzhou

Trudeau ‘very disappointed’ as China charges two Canadians

TORONTO/BEIJING: Chinese prosecutors said on Friday they have charged two detained Canadians for suspected espionage, indictments that could result in life imprisonment, in a case that has driven a diplomatic wedge between Ottawa and Beijing. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was “very disappointed” and would keep pressing China ...

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CSIS Warned Of “Global Shock Waves” From Huawei’s CFO Arrest

TORONTO: Canada’s intelligence agency warned that arresting the daughter of billionaire Huawei founder Ren Zheng would set off global “shock waves” and seriously affect ties with China, just before her detention in Vancouver on a U.S. extradition request, new court documents show. Released on Friday, the documents show the involvement ...

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Trudeau says China uses detentions as political tool

OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused Beijing of using “arbitrary detentions” as a tool in pursuit of political goals – the latest broadside in a diplomatic and trade row with China. Western allies, he said, have expressed concerns about the tactic that observers described as “hostage diplomacy.” Canada’s relations ...

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China Arrests Second Canadian in Response to Huawei CFO’s Arrest

BEIJING: China has detained a second Canadian national in what seems to be a direct retaliation to the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed that two Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are “being investigated” on suspicion of “activities that endangered China’s ...

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