Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The Chinese Foreign Ministry warns Canada that the country’s provocations will have disastrous consequences.
This followed Canadian accusations that Chinese fighter jets were seen as interfering with patrol planes monitoring North Korean sanctions.
“The UN Security Council has never authorized any country to exercise military surveillance in another country’s seas and airspace in the name of enforcing sanctions,” the spokesperson said. from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Zhao Lijian. ReutersMonday (6/6/2022).
On the other hand, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said last week that Canada is an active member of an “important mission” in the North Pacific to ensure that sanctions against North Korea are properly implemented.
Wu Qian, spokesperson for China’s defense ministry, said the Chinese military had taken reasonable steps to deal with Canada’s actions and made “serious representations” through diplomatic channels. According to him, Canada’s “action” is classified as endangering the security of his country.
Earlier, the Canadian military accused Chinese Air Force pilots of unprofessional and unsafe behavior during their recent encounter in international airspace.
Pictured: Chinese J-16D fighter jet. (REUTERS SONG/ALY)
The Canadian aircraft involved were deployed to Japan as part of a multinational effort to enforce UN sanctions against North Korea, which has faced international punishment for its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
The Canadian Armed Forces said the People’s Liberation Army Air Force “failed to meet international aviation safety standards” on several occasions.
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