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Trudeau Scorns China’s Response to North Korea Patrol Flights

Justin Trudeau speaks during a press conference in Ottawa last week.
Justin Trudeau speaks during a press conference in Ottawa last week.Photographer: David Kawai/Bloomberg

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called China’s actions “irresponsible and provocative” over reports the Asian nation’s fighter jets have buzzed Canadian planes helping to enforce sanctions on North Korea.

The prime minister’s comments come two weeks after his government joined its closest intelligence allies in banning Huawei Technologies Co. from fifth-generation wireless networks, threatening to reignite tensions between the two countries.