Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, suspending new trade


spaminator
#1
Saudi Arabia expelling Canadian ambassador, suspending new trade
Canadian Press
More from Canadian Press
Published:
August 5, 2018
Updated:
August 5, 2018 10:29 PM EDT
In this Nov. 26, 2017 file photo released by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks at a meeting of the Islamic Military Counterterrorism Alliance in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.Saudi Press Agency via AP / Files
OTTAWA — Saudi Arabia said Sunday it is ordering Canada’s ambassador to leave the country and freezing all new trade and investment transactions with Canada in a spat over human rights.
“We consider the Canadian ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia persona non grata and order him to leave within the next 24 hours,” Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry said on Twitter.
#Statement | Throughout its long history, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has never accepted any interference in its do… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Foreign Ministry 🇸🇦 (@KSAmofaEN) August 06, 2018
And the ministry said Saudi Arabia is recalling its ambassador to Canada in a dispute that appears to be over a tweet on Friday from Global Affairs Canada.
Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women’s rights activists in #SaudiArabia,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Foreign Policy CAN (@CanadaFP) August 03, 2018
“Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women’s rights activists in Saudi Arabia, including Samar Badawi. We urge the Saudi authorities to immediately release them and all other peaceful human rights activists,” the Canadian tweet said.
The Saudi foreign ministry called the use of “immediately release” in Canada’s tweet “unfortunate, reprehensible, and unacceptable in relations between states.”
It called Canada’s characterization of the activists “an incorrect claim” and called Canada’s attitude “surprising.”
“Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada, means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada’s internal affairs,” it said.
Global Affairs Canada told The Canadian Press on Sunday night it was aware of the issue but offered no immediate comment.
Saudi Arabia said it was also freezing all new trade and investment transactions with Canada and “reserves its right to take further action.”
It said it will not accept any form of interference in its internal affairs and considers the Canadian position “an attack” requiring a firm stance to deter who “attempts to undermine the sovereignty” of Saudi Arabia.
Amnesty International has said Badawi, the sister of jailed blogger Raif Badawi, was recently detained along with Nassima al-Sada, another prominent female activist.
The human rights group’s Middle East research director described the arrests as part of a larger crackdown on human rights in Saudi Arabia.
Jackie Hansen, a gender rights campaigner for Amnesty International Canada, said last Thursday that the circumstances of the arrests were still unclear and there’s no news of any charges.
Badawi’s brother was arrested in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and later sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail for criticizing clerics.
He received 50 lashes in January 2015 during a public flogging but is not believed to have received any further corporal punishment since then.
His wife and three children live in Quebec and became Canadian citizens last month.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said on social media last Thursday she was “alarmed” to hear of Samar Badawi’s arrest.
Very alarmed to learn that Samar Badawi, Raif Badawi’s sister, has been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia. Canada stands t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Chrystia Freeland (@cafreeland) August 02, 2018
“Canada stands together with the Badawi family in this difficult time, and we continue to strongly call for the release of both Raif and Samar Badawi,” she wrote on Twitter.
http://torontosun.com/news/national/...ding-new-trade
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
+3
#2
Good. Now we'll have to stop selling the savages those armored cars that they use against their weaker neighbours. Other than that, the Saudis are our competitors in oil exports. Boo-hoo. Bye-bye, Sheik Yurbooti.
 
Torch light
-3
#3
I despise the puppet kings and puppet princes: the lowly servants of the Zionists, but the lions on their own people. ..

Anyhow, I am not sorry .. for the Canadian in fact did not defend the true Islamic men, but only defended their like of the non-Islamic secular people.
 
Danbones
Free Thinker
+2
#4
Well official state Canada forgets to look at some of its own actions first. Some misguided types might think that U.N.hipocracy "good".
 
WLDB
No Party Affiliation
+3
#5
My only problem is we should have initiated the break, not them. Other than that I’m totally fine with this. Too bad it didn’t happen sooner.
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
#6
"Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada, means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada's internal affairs" Saudi Foreign Ministry

Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador | CBC News

So, does that mean that we can expect to see an hijacked civilian airliner full of innocent people crashed into the Peace Tower? [trills tongue like a barbarian]
 
Tecumsehsbones
#7
The glowing orb told 'em to do it.
 
WLDB
No Party Affiliation
#8
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

"Any other attempt to interfere with our internal affairs from Canada, means that we are allowed to interfere in Canada's internal affairs" Saudi Foreign Ministry

Saudi Arabia to freeze new trade with Canada, recalls ambassador | CBC News

So, does that mean that we can expect to see an hijacked civilian airliner full of innocent people crashed into the Peace Tower? [trills tongue like a barbarian]

The timing would be convenient given centre block is no longer being used.
 
10larry
#9
Justyn insists the military hardware he sells to u.s. proxy warriors saudi arabia does not violate any regulations however any with a hint of saudi 'morals' feel he's soiled canuck moral fibre.
Now that saudis have told him to butt out of their affairs how we he react to loosing a war machine buyer that makes him $$$$$, human rights make for a neat sound byte but $$$$ makes more cents, an authentic hypocrite.
 
petros
+3
#10
That's great. Now where will eastern Canada get its oil?

I'll tell you where, America!
 
MHz
#11
Who will get it from, Iran, that's where while we are under rules that makes us sanction them. wtf
 
petros
#12
What does that mean in English?
 
Hoid
#13


This offends me as a human being
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
#14
Quote: Originally Posted by Hoid View Post



This offends me as a human being

Racoons know better.
 
Walter
#15
Everyone loves Justine.
 
OpposingDigit
#16
Double post
 
bill barilko
#17
The only Saudi made goods I've ever seen on shelves here are a Tabasco imitation hot sauce and dried Dates-that's it and neither will be noticed when it disappears from local shelves.



As a matter of interest did you know Saudi is part of a Honey laundering scandal?

Chinese Honey is deemed by many to be of inferior quality for many reasons chemical contamination is just one and so Chinese companies have begun to 'launder' their products by shipping them first to countries like Moldova, Argentina, and Saudi where labeling laws are lax and any old labels can be slapped on jars and then exported-I have seen these products in local No Frills so don't laugh you may have already eaten some.
 
captain morgan
Bloc Québécois
#18
Quote: Originally Posted by petros View Post

That's great. Now where will eastern Canada get its oil?

I'll tell you where, America!

Who cares?

Hehehehe
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
#19
Quote: Originally Posted by captain morgan View Post

Who cares?

Hehehehe

Ever heard of "Hibernia"?
 
Torch light
-2
#20
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Everyone loves Justine.

This is your time, rancorous, to provoke. Now Justine has become the beloved one!?
This is your dirty duty to provoke.
Curse on you and on every bigot, unfair one.

The Wicked Zionists are understood: they are the enemy of God and of Muslims ..
And you, the hypocrite, jumped like the flea.
Last edited by Torch light; Aug 6th, 2018 at 05:30 PM..
 
AncientMuse
+1 / -1
#21
Quote: Originally Posted by Hoid View Post



This offends me as a human being


Yet more proof that the Saudis were behind 911. They just made it blatantly loud and clear the minute their state media posted this picture.

Meanwhile, Trump will be too busy wiping Saudi semen off of his chin to take any notice of this kind of threat to a NATO ally...

Glad to know our real NATO friends like the UK, France, Germany, Australia, etc would have our backs should another sick and twisted terrorist attack like this happen again.
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
#22
Savages.
 
Walter
#23
Saudis Threaten Canada With Another 9/11 Amid Diplomatic Crisis
https://pjmedia.com/homeland-securit...omatic-crisis/

Everyone loves Justine.
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
+2
#24
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Saudis Threaten Canada With Another 9/11 Amid Diplomatic Crisis
https://pjmedia.com/homeland-securit...omatic-crisis/

Everyone loves Justine.

Justine case you were ever under the illusion that that Saudis were some sort of "friends" of ours ....
 
Vbeacher
+3
#25
Saudi Arabia is ultimately responsible for most of the world's terrorism today. The rise of terrorism in the Islamic world coincides with the aging of the first group to pass through those Saudi funded madrassas schools they've paid for around the Muslim world. Saudi Arabia has spent over $100 billion spreading their religious hate through paying for mosques, Islamic schools, Islamic cultural centres and Islamic study centres throughout the world - including in Canada. They pay for religious material and supply mullahs to mosques and schools throughout the world - including to Canada.

ISIS fanatics subscribe to the Saudi Wahaabi version of Islam, as does Al Quaeda, Boko Haram, Al Shabaab, and almost every other Islamic terrorist group from Lebanon to Indonesia.

Canada has done _nothing_ to stem the flow of Saudi government money into Canada to influence our Muslim population towards their violent, hateful version of Islam. We should put a halt to it at once, along with the importation of Saudi imams or mullahs to preach their vile anti-western, anti-Christian, anti-Semitic views.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-yo...b_6501916.html
 
WLDB
No Party Affiliation
#26
Quote: Originally Posted by Walter View Post

Saudis Threaten Canada With Another 9/11 Amid Diplomatic Crisis
https://pjmedia.com/homeland-securit...omatic-crisis/

Everyone loves Justine.

I don’t love him but on this issue his government is getting it right.
 
Durry
+2
#27
I say good, the Saudis should also recall all the terrorist Muslims from Canada back to their shithole Muslim country.
 
Curious Cdn
Conservative
#28
Quote: Originally Posted by AncientMuse View Post

Yet more proof that the Saudis were behind 911. They just made it blatantly loud and clear the minute their state media posted this picture.

Meanwhile, Trump will be too busy wiping Saudi semen off of his chin to take any notice of this kind of threat to a NATO ally...

Glad to know our real NATO friends like the UK, France, Germany, Australia, etc would have our backs should another sick and twisted terrorist attack like this happen again.

I sure hope that the RCMP and CSIS concentrate lots of resources on this group who have just let slip their motives. They damned well should, anyway. This is just the sort of current threat that needs their resources concentrated upon.

Saudi Arabian group apologizes for posting image appearing to threaten Canada with 9/11-style attack | CBC News
 
bill barilko
+1
#29
Quote: Originally Posted by Curious Cdn View Post

I sure hope that the RCMP and CSIS concentrate lots of resources on this group who have just let slip their motives. They damned well should, anyway. This is just the sort of current threat that needs their resources concentrated upon....

What resources?

How many RCMP officers speak/read Arabic?

And No google translations aren't admissible in court.
 
10larry
+1
#30
Quote: Originally Posted by WLDB View Post

I don’t love him but on this issue his government is getting it right.

I will say Canada is very comfortable with our position. We are always going to speak up for human rights; we're always going to speak up for women's rights; and that is not going to change," she told a news conference.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/can...tion-1.4775545

Firstly it appears I've been wrong about human rights, for the longest time I believed human rights meant rights for both men and women....libs obviously prefer to divide personkind rights.
Secondly I'll venture more than a few canucks are not comfortable about selling military harware to a vicious and brutal regime, as per usual freeland & libs make goofy assumptions n' blow more smoke.