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Trudeau criticizes Chinese authorities over death sentence to Canadian national


Devdiscourse News Desk canada Canada
Updated: 14-01-2019 20:48 IST
Trudeau criticizes Chinese authorities over death sentence to Canadian national

"It is of extreme concern to us as a government, as it should be to all our international friends and allies, that China has chosen to begin to arbitrarily apply (the) death penalty ... as in this case," he told reporters. (Image Credit: Flickr)

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday accused China of arbitrarily using the death penalty after a Chinese court sentenced a Canadian man to be executed for drug smuggling. "It is of extreme concern to us as a government, as it should be to all our international friends and allies, that China has chosen to begin to arbitrarily apply (the) death penalty ... as in this case," he told reporters.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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