By David Ljunggren
OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada will continue to keep urgent China to boost its human legal rights record but has no desire in irresponsible rough discuss, Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne said on Monday.
Bilateral ties among the two nations effectively froze in December 2018 when Canadian law enforcement picked up a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd govt on a U.S. arrest warrant.
China subsequently detained two Canadian citizens and blocked lucrative imports of canola seed.
The minority Liberal federal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is below stress from the official opposition Conservatives to crack down by banning Huawei from giving machines to 5G telecoms networks and cease what it calls Chinese interference in Canada’s inside affairs.
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