Foreign ministers from the Five Eyes intelligence sharing group discussed the situation in Hong Kong during a conference call on Wednesday, a Canadian government official told Reuters.
The official declined to elaborate. The Five Eyes groups Canada, the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand.
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Separately, Canada’s Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne tweeted on Wednesday that he discussed with his counterparts from the other countries many issues regarding international peace and security.
Beijing imposed a new national security legislation on Hong Kong last week despite protests from residents of the island and Western nations, setting China‘s freest city and a major financial hub on a more authoritarian track.
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Since then Canada has suspended its extradition treaty with Hong Kong and said it could boost immigration from the former British colony.