China urges Canada to stop diplomatic microphone

The Chinese Foreign Ministry criticized Canada and its allies such as US, UK and EU when talking about human rights in the case of two Canadian citizens was arrested.

“I wonder how they relate to this case. Where is their voice when the senior manager of a Chinese company is illegally arrested by the Canadian request,” The Chinese Foreign Ministry said. “It is quite clear that other human rights they are talking about have different standards when applied to citizens of different countries.”

At the regular press conference of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chinese spokesman said that recent China-Canada relations are not Chinese faults.

She said China urges Canada to stop “micro diplomacy” activities and should take substantive actions.

At the press conference, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said that the country has repeatedly expressed its clear stance on the arrest of two Canadian citizens because they are related to activities that harms China’s national security.
the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that a series of collisions between China and Canada recently will make the relationship between the two countries affected, but this is not the fault of the Chinese side.

She continued: “China hopes leaders of Canada if they truly have responsibility for its citizens as well as China-Canada relations, so stop micro-diplomatic activities, review the middle part. at what point the two countries are at the same time applying real actions, along with the Chinese side to find a satisfactory solution. ”

Earlier, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeatedly criticized China for arresting Canadian citizens in an “arbitrary and unfair” way. On January 14, Trudeau continued to criticize China for using arbitrary death sentences after convicting a Canadian citizen for drug trafficking.

In the latest development revolving around tensions between China and Canada, recently Regis Labeaume – Mayor of Quebec City, Canada, canceled his visit to China in March.