The Chinese Consulate General in Brazil openly ridiculed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, calling him the “running dog” of the US government and accusing him of ruining the friendly foreign relations between China and Canada.
Li Yang, China’s top diplomat in Rio de Janeiro, called Trudeau a “boy” and a “spender” in English. twitter March 28th.
“Boy, your greatest achievement was to ruin the friendship between China and Canada and turn Canada into a running dog in the United States,” Lee wrote on a social media site.
The term “running dog” is a Chinese derogatory term for a person who curries a favor with a stronger, often hostile force. This term is the propaganda of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and is often used to incite public enthusiasm to fight Western democracy, especially during the Mao Zedong era.
“These are fighting words and lack specificity,” former Canadian diplomat Charles Burton told Beijing. Told the national post..
Burton said Mr Lee did not identify what Trudeau did to ruin the friendship between China and Canada. He may be declared a “persona non grata” (meaning an unwelcome person) and sent back to his home country if a post on social media is made by a Canadian-based diplomat. Said.
Although Lee is covered by such results because he is based in another country, Burton said his remarks were undoubtedly approved by senior leaders of the Chinese Foreign Ministry.
Former Canadian ambassador to Beijing, David Maloney, said it was “extraordinary” for diplomats to make such hostile statements to foreign state leaders.
“This looks and sounds like uncontrollable diplomacy, as if an adult Chinese diplomat was on the sidelines or chose to remain silent. Only decades away from chaos and extremism. The country doesn’t look good. ” Mulroney wrote on Twitter..
Lee also retweeted a post by Hua Chunying, a spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, who criticized the United States and European countries for starting a war in the Middle East after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
These offensive statements from Chinese authorities are characteristic of CCP’s “Wolf Warrior Diplomacy” diplomacy.
Hua argued that Western nations “do not really care about Islam” as US-backed “anti-terrorism” campaigns against Islamic terrorists have led to the death and expulsion of large numbers of Muslims.
A minority of Muslims in China are victims of arbitrary detention, rape, forced labor, forced abortion, and sterilization.
Last week, China retaliated by sanctioning Conservative Rep. Michael Chong, who sponsored a motion by the House of Commons to declare that Uighurs and other Muslims were treated as genocide.
When asked to comment on Li’s tweet, Global Affairs Canada said Trudeau Monday press conference.. The Prime Minister said he was pleased to learn that China recently invited UN observers to conduct an independent investigation in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.