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Chinese ambassador touts Beijing’s coronavirus response in panel on Canada-China relations

By Aidan Chamandy      

Beijing's envoy to Canada also suggests that if Ottawa were to release Meng Wanzhou, the bilateral relationship would not only return to status quo, but would be brought to new heights.

Chinese ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu says China is on track to meet its economic goals for the year, despite growing concerns about the impact COVID-19 will have on global markets. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Chinese ambassador to Canada Cong Peiwu touted the Chinese Communist Party’s response to the coronavirus outbreak, suggesting other countries could learn from its handling of the spread, while also doubling down on past statements blaming Ottawa for the deterioration in bilateral relations.

Aidan Chamandy

Aidan Chamandy is a reporter covering federal policy and parties for The Hill Times.
- achamandy@hilltimes.com


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