Scott Thompson: China, not the nice customer we thought?
07 January, 2019, 07:58 | Author: Emmett Rice
-Chinese nationals. The warning likewise warns about China's utilization of exit bans that would deny USA subjects from leaving the nation, some while keeping them in China for few years.
"In most cases, USA citizens only become aware of the exit ban when they attempt to depart China, and there is no method to find out how long the ban may continue".
It is the second time in a year that the State Department has issued a travel warning about China, the largest supplier of apparel to the United States.
Canada has said the detentions are unacceptable and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China should free the men.
It continues: "Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit USA citizens from leaving China by using 'exit bans, ' sometimes keeping United States citizens in China for years". Under Chinese criminal procedure law, special forms of detention and interrogation can be used for state security suspects.
"This number has remained relatively stable", the official said.
"Beijing hopes that Washington would contribute more towards building mutual trust and exchanges between two countries, instead of doing the opposite", he added.
China has detained 11 Canadians since early December when a senior executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei was arrested in Vancouver on a U.S. request for alleged violations of Washington's sanctions on Iran, according to Ottawa.
December 13: Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer accuses Trudeau of taking a "naive approach" to China, leaving Canada without "the leverage that we might otherwise have" to resolve the situation. The U.S. alleges Meng misled American banks in a bid to get around American sanctions on Iran. Diplomatic tension between Canada and China has intensified since Meng's arrest on December 1.
From January to November 2018, 2.3 million people traveled from the United States to China, said the spokesperson, adding that this meant 70 out of every 10,000 Americans visited China. Eight of them have since been released.
The Chinese government has not drawn a direct link between the detention of any Canadian and Meng's arrest.
"We have said here that these two Canadian citizens are under investigation in accordance with law for engaging in activities that undermine China's national security", said the prosecutor, Zhang Jun, at a briefing in Beijing.
The pair face accusations of harming national security.
"Of course, foreign citizens in China should also respect and abide by Chinese laws", Lu said.
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