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Trudeau says China ‘playing’ democracies against each other, urges ‘united front’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Chinese government is using its economic weight to “very cleverly” play democratic countries off one another.

But Trudeau suggested democratic countries’ pursuit of Chinese markets means political ideals can take a back seat to economic imperatives.

“We compete with each other. We’re trying to see how could we get better access for Canadian beef than Australian beef to this country or that market,” Trudeau told Global News’ Ottawa Bureau Chief Mercedes Stephenson.

Read more: Trudeau on military misconduct: ‘I wish I could have done more’

In a wide-ranging year-end interview, the prime minister said like-minded countries should “show a united front” against Beijing’s increasingly “coercive

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Chinese government is using its economic weight to “very cleverly” play democratic countries off one another.
COLOMBO (News 1st); A writ petition was filed in the Court of Appeal on Wednesday (08) seeking an order directing the Attorney General and the Inspector General of Police to take legal action under criminal law against the gas companies and those responsible for importing and distributing unsafe domestic gas cylinders.The petition was filed by social activist Nagahananda Kodithuwakku.It also demanded that Laugfs and Litro Gas be ordered to pay compensation to the victims of the domestic gas explosions and to the families of the victims.The petition named Trade Minister Bandula Gunawardena, State Minister Lasantha Alagiyawanna, Laugfs and Litro Gas Companies, the Consumer Affairs Authority, Director General of the Sri Lanka Standards Bureau

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