Canada has protested against the “arbitrary arrest” of two citizens in China. The canadian foreign Minister Cynthia Freeland invited to Beijing for the immediate release of the two Canadians who are in need of opinion by critics as a means of pressure in the delivery method of the Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in the United States. Also, the foreign ministries in Washington intervened.

“Canada is a country that is governed by the rules of the law,” said Freeland. Accordingly, the proceedings against Meng Wanzhou the course of “fair, impartial and transparent”. The Minister argued with the rule of law , the “fundamental” for all free societies. This “bedrock of democracy” wants to defend and maintain.

The former Diplomat Michael Kovrig and living in China business consultant Michael Spavor be taken since the beginning of last week in the people’s Republic. You will be accused of being being involved in activities, the “national safety”. Ottawa arrests of a rating, however, as the Chinese in retaliation for the arrest of the chief financial officer of the Chinese Telecom giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou.

The daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei had been taken at the request of the United States in Canada. It is accused of Washingtons Bank fraud in connection with violations of sanctions against Iran. A court in Vancouver decided in the last week, Meng pending a decision on their extradition to the United States against bail.

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