Saudi-Canada dispute will not affect oil supplies: Saudi minister
09 Agosto, 2018, 16:52 | Author: Arnold Perez
Samar Badawi and activist Nassima al Sadah, who had campaigned for women's right to drive, were arrested last month.
"But we will continue underscoring challenges where and when they exist, in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere".
"Canada will always speak strongly and clearly in private and in public on questions of human rights", he said.
Mr Trudeau told reporters in Montreal that Canadian foreign minister Chrystia Freeland had held talks with her Saudi counterpart.
The Saudi central bank and state pensions funds have announced complete disposal of all Canadian funds, and have instructed their overseas assets managers to eradicate their Canadian equities "no matter the cost".
Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Media said it is investigating a pro Saudi government Twitter account that posted a photo of an Air Canada plane heading toward the CN Tower, eerily reminiscent of the 9/11 attacks.
The dispute between the two countries began August 2 when Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland posted a tweet calling for the release of Saudi women's rights activist Samar Badawi.
More than a dozen women's rights activists have been targeted since May.
When asked about the jailed activists, Jubeir on Wednesday reiterated the government's stance that they had been in contact with foreign entities, but did not specify the charges against them.
Saudi Arabia is Canada's biggest trade partner in the Gulf region. The kingdom also cancelled new trade with Canada and barred Canadian wheat imports.
"There is nothing to mediate", he said.
The sell-off comes as Saudi Arabia attempts to use its financial and political powers to stop Canada from interfering in its sovereign affairs.
As tensions escalate between Canada and Saudi Arabia over human rights, Canadian engineering and infrastructure giant SNC-Lavalin is warning it could get caught in the crossfire if the feud continues.
He said: "Canada made a mistake and they know what they need to do to correct it".
A number of prominent journalists, religious leaders and activists have been arrested despite reforms introduced by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to open up society and the economy.
Saudi Arabia's actions mirror its regional blockade imposed on Qatar past year, where Saudi and its regional allies took monetary action against the Gulf state, insisting they remove Qatari investments from their portfolios.
But the country's state-owned airline has suspended flights to Toronto.
The move came after Germany's foreign minister last November remarked that Lebanon was a "pawn" of Saudi Arabia after the surprise resignation of its Prime Minister Saad Hariri while in Riyadh.
Sitting on our hands means we are at risk of driving the Earth - and human wellbeing - beyond an irreversible point of no return". The report argues that to avoid the Hothouse state of the Earth, reducing greenhouse gas emissions is not enough.
I've gotta go out there tomorrow and try to play my best and maybe be a little bit more aggressive than I had been going. Hull tapped in for a bogey - her first of the day - at the last hole to clinch a two-shot victory over Pornanong.
Schalke are not under the same pressure as the German window remains open until the end of the month. Schalke are in talks with Tottenham over the loan signing of Danny Rose , according to Sky sources.
If we can not improve it, it is better to keep it together. 'There is no point now to say we can not repeat last season. Numerous key men at Spurs only returned to training on Monday after successful campaigns at the World Cup.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) recorded the latest quake at 5.9, with a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Buildings still standing on the island have been weakened after Sunday's natural disaster .
Popular film? What is this? The MTV Movie Awards? - AmyAdamsUpdate (@AmyAdamsUpdate)We already have the People's Choice Awards. Specific categories will be determined at a later date, but the winning moments will be edited and aired in a later broadcast.
Commenting on the Civic Type R , Button said, 'The first thing I noticed when I left the pit lane was how neutral the vehicle was. But the Hungaroring is that more special when paired with Jenson Button.
El español negó que el torneo de Toronto o Cincinnati sean un parámetro de lo que será su participación en el US Open . Por supuesto, los sentimientos son diferentes a medida que todos crecen", aseguró Nadal sobre su carrera.
That's when I realized that it must be for the other Tommy Fleetwood and I quickly worked out that it was his Open winnings. He was not positive it was the same amount that Tommy won at the Open but we checked and it was.
Chelsea agree to sell Thibaut Courtois to Real Madrid
Especially when you consider Chelsea's Premier League rivals Liverpool beating the Blues to a perhaps more tested Allison. Courtois said yesterday: "I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude for the four fantastic years that have passed".
Hurricane Hector closing in on Hawaii and volcano
That would put the storm on a virtual collision course with Kilauea Volcano, situated on the southern portion of the island. Hawaii emergency officials are keeping track of a hurricane that's expected to pass to the south of the islands this week.