China calls Trudeau’s remarks on Canadian’s death sentence ‘irresponsible’

China blasted Canada for “irresponsible” remarks on Tuesday after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused the country of “arbitrarily” sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, aggravating already icy relations.

Beijing and Ottawa have been at odds since early December, when Canadian police arrested Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

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