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Trudeau says China detained third Canadian but rules out Huawei link

The National Post newspaper said the latest detainee was a Canadian woman who was teaching English in China and was held because of 'visa complications'


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged caution on Wednesday and said he would not be "stomping on a table" after China detained a third Canadian amid a diplomatic dispute over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive. The detentions of the Canadians - including one disclosed on Wednesday - followed the Dec. 1 arrest in Vancouver of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.. The arrest was made at the request of the United States, which is engaged in a trade war with China. Trudeau has been ...

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First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 10:46 IST