WORLD Chinese embassy in Canada opposes 'arbitrary detention' claims


Chinese embassy in Canada opposes 'arbitrary detention' claims


13:45, February 16, 2021

A spokesperson from the Chinese Embassy in Canada on Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to Canada issuing a "Declaration Against Arbitrary Detention" with other countries, calling the move ill-intentioned and a distortion of facts.

(File photo: agencies)

The spokesperson was responding to some countries' accusation that China "arbitrarily detained" two Canadian citizens, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, and added that China has lodged stern representations with the Canadian side.

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