Former Swedish ambassador accused of cooperation with China

Sweden's former ambassador in China refuses guilty of having collaborated with China during the negotiations. A former Swedish ambassador in China is accused

Former Swedish ambassador accused of cooperation with China

Sweden's former ambassador in China refuses guilty of having collaborated with China during the negotiations.

A former Swedish ambassador in China is accused of "unauthorized conduct" during the negotiations with China on the Swedish national Gui Minhai, convicted and imprisoned in China.

the typing of the Swedish prosecutor in a press release.

- An ambassador has a far-reaching mandate to represent Sweden. In spite of this, is an ambassador also have to follow certain guidelines.

- In this case, she has gone beyond its mandate and thereby committed a crime, says vicechefanklager Hans Ihrman of the Swedish prosecutor's office.

According to the Swedish news agency, TT, is the former ambassador by the name of Anna Lindstedt.

the Ambassador is suspected to have acted outside of its powers at a meeting in Stockholm, where she was in contact with the people, who represented the chinese state interests.

According to His Ihrman it has not happened before in Swedish history, to a dealer in a criminal prosecution has even been brought to justice.

the Investigation of Anna Lindstedt was initiated in February, shortly after the meeting in Stockholm, which took place in January. She has previously denied guilty through his lawyer.

According to the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet is Anna Lindstedt is still employed in the Swedish ministry of foreign affairs, but she has no tasks.

the Gui Minhai, is a Swedish-chinese author. He created in 2012 a publishing house in Hong kong, which publishes the books, as China's communist party has banned.

Minhai imprisoned in China for having revealed state secrets. He has a daughter in Sweden, who are fighting to get him released.

his Daughter, Angela Gui, was also with at the meeting in Stockholm. She has previously said to Expressen, that the mood at the meeting was looming, and that she was told that her father would be released if she does not speak to the press.

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Updated Date: 09 December 2019, 11:00

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