Comments came as Chinese authorities block key imports from Canada and detain two Canadians on espionage charges.
Briefing note suggests government was bristling at depiction that Meng’s legal rights were somehow in peril.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the pair have been arrested for allegedly stealing state secrets.
Claims she was a victim of two abuses of power by Canadian arresting authorities and then by Trump.
Carr said China has yet to provide evidence to back up the claims.
Looks like further retaliation for arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.
McCallum listed several arguments the legal team representing Huawei’s CFO can make in her defence.
Says the treaty with Canada infringed on the “safety and legitimate rights and interests of Chinese citizens.”
Mounting a determined campaign of intimidation and retribution over Meng Wanzhou case.
Court would have to judge their relevance in deciding whether to follow through on the US extradition request.
Said he could step into the case against if it would help him forge a trade deal with China.
Council of Forest Industries said long-standing business relations are separate from legal issues involving Meng Wanzhou.
Arrest could fuel US-China trade tensions as the two sides seek resolution to trade and technology issues.
Chinese government warns Canada of “grave consequences” if she is not released.