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China Says Could Respond Further to Canada Halting Extradition Treaty with Hong Kong

File photo of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Spokesman Zhao Lijian.  (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

File photo of Chinese Foreign Ministry, Spokesman Zhao Lijian. (Photo: ANI/Twitter)

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday it was suspending the extradition treaty with Hong Kong due to the new national security legislation for the city.

China warned on Monday that it reserves the right to take additional action in response to Canada suspending its extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the remarks during a daily briefing.

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday it was suspending the extradition treaty with Hong Kong due to the new national security legislation for the city, which China condemned as interference on its internal affairs.