søndag 23. juni 2019

Canada ‘will join US’ in speaking out for rules-based global order against China

Canada will join the United States in seeking to uphold the rules-based international order after the saga over Chinese tech giant Huawei has pushed relations between Ottawa and Beijing to “a turning point”, a former Canadian ambassador to China says.

David Mulroney, Canada’s envoy to China from 2009 to 2012, made the comment amid deteriorating relations between the two countries since December, when Huawei executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver at the request of the US over an alleged breach of sanctions on Iran. China has since detained two Canadians on espionage charges, sentenced another two Canadians to death and blocked imports of pork and canola from the country.

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