led to The death sentence against a canadian citizen has to new tensions between China and Canada. Premier Trudeau spoke of an "arbitrary" judgment. The response of Beijing was not long in waiting.
After the death sentence against a suspected canadian drug smugglers, the deterioration in the tense relations between China and Canada.
The canadian government tightened its travel advice for China and warned canadian citizens in front of the "arbitrary enforcement" of laws in the people's Republic. Canadians are asked to take special care.
Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau showed "extremely" concerned that China had "arbitrarily" imposed the death penalty against Robert Lloyd Schellenberg.Beijing is "extremely dissatisfied"
The foreign Ministry in Beijing dismissed Trudeaus criticism of the judgment in sharp Form. The Statements Trudeaus were "very unsatisfactory," said Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. Canada had finally to accept the sovereignty of China and to such comments without.
A court in northeast China was sentenced on Monday the 36-year-old canadian, smuggling of more than 200 Kiligramm drugs to death. The judge picked up in a retrial, a judgment of November, according to Schellenberg serving a 15-year prison sentence and a fine of 150,000 Yuan (19,000 euros) should be paid.
Schellenberg had already been in the year 2014 in the Chinese province of Liaoning arrested. In December, an appeals court had objected to the first sentence as too lenient and a higher level required. Schellenberg may appeal against the death sentence.ratio of the two countries, already strained
The relations between Canada and China are already strained. Beijing is upset about the arrest of the Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver at the beginning of December. Meanwhile, Meng against the payment of a security Deposit was released under strict conditions. The process for their extradition to the United States.
Washington accuses the businesswoman violations of the Iran sanctions, and calls for their extradition. Since the proceedings against Meng were taken in China a number of canadian citizens - a former Diplomat and a China live, North Korea expert, are still in detention. The two men are Beijing, suspected to endanger the "national security" - in China is a euphemism for a suspicion of espionage.
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