BEIJING China’s International Ministry said on Tuesday it has summoned in a French diplomat following police shot dead a Chinese national in Paris, in an incident that sparked a protest by scores of Chinese in front of a police station in the French cash.
Condition information company Xinhua said the Chinese national was killed on Sunday night time following a “conflict” with police, with about 100 people from the Chinese group becoming a member of the protest on Monday evening.
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said China questioned France to extensively examine the incident and consider effective steps to guarantee the security of Chinese citizens on France.
The ministry has summoned in a French diplomat to lodge representations and will proceed to shell out focus to developments and defend the security and legal rights of Chinese people in France, she explained to a everyday information briefing.
China hopes Chinese people in France can make their emotions recognized in a sensible, authorized way, Hua extra.
(Reporting by Ben Blanchard Modifying by Simon Cameron-Moore)