China accuses Canada of condoning media criticism of Hong Kong comments


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China said Monday that it has complained to Canada for allegedly condoning anti-China comments that appeared in Canadian media following controversial remarks made by the Chinese ambassador. Ties between the countries are at their lowest point in years amid China’s outrage over Canada’s detention of a top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei . Last week, China’s ambassador to Canada, Cong Peiwu , branded pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong as violent criminals and said if Canada grants them asylum it would amount to interference in China’s internal affairs. “If the Canadian side really cares about the stability and the prosperity...