China warns Canada to stop alliance with US in trade talks

China’s foreign ministry warned Canada not to work with Trump in its trade war or face consequences of such an alliance.

Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said, “We hope that the Canadian side will come to understand the full consequences of pulling chestnuts from the fire on behalf of the United States, and not inflict more harm on themselves.”

Canada is learned having discussions with the Trump administration over potential extradition of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.

Wanzhou is facing bank and wire fraud changes. She was arrested last December in Canada. Huawei too is facing in the country charges of violating US sanctions on Iran.

Following the arrest of Wanzhou two Canadian businessmen were detained in China.

Trade talks between China and US meanwhile have stopped and Trump has imposed new round of tariffs on Chinese products.

Canada is learned having discussions with the Trump administration over potential extradition of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.

Critics have raised concern the new sanctions may affect US consumers while Trump administration believes it will add pressure on Beijing at trade talks negotiation.

Trump tweeted, “There is no reason for the US Consumer to pay the Tariffs, which take effect on China today.”

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