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Canada states that China granted consular access to other prisoners Spavor

Canadian diplomats received consultancy on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China during the past week, Canada's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that gave details. John McCallum, Canada's ambassador to Beijing, met Michael Spavor, said the statement. Spavor and Michael Kovrig were both occupied after Canada had arrested a leading Chinese leader at a request for extradition from the United States. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – who said on Friday that it was unacceptable to terminate it – told the CTV that his government took the situation very seriously. "We have engaged ourselves with the Chinese officials to determine what precise conditions they hold under? Why are they detained?" He said in an interview aired on Sunday. McCallum met Kovrig for the first time on Friday. US. Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Friday that China should release the two men. Spavor, a businessman and Kovrig, a former diplomat, was detained after the Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Finance Director, Meng Wanzhou on December 1 . US prosecutors accuse Meng of misleading multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions, which means that banks risk breaking US sanctions. Meng, the daughter of Huawei's founder, has said she is innocent. China has demanded Canada free Meng and threatened unspecified consequences if it does not. On Monday, the influential state-returning newspaper, the Global Times said in an editorial that an escalation in the saliva with Canada could come. "In the struggle with Canada, China must prepare for the possibility of conflict…

Canadian diplomats received consultancy on Sunday to the second of two men detained by China during the past week, Canada’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that gave details.

John McCallum, Canada’s ambassador to Beijing, met Michael Spavor, said the statement. Spavor and Michael Kovrig were both occupied after Canada had arrested a leading Chinese leader at a request for extradition from the United States.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau – who said on Friday that it was unacceptable to terminate it – told the CTV that his government took the situation very seriously.

“We have engaged ourselves with the Chinese officials to determine what precise conditions they hold under? Why are they detained?” He said in an interview aired on Sunday.

McCallum met Kovrig for the first time on Friday.

US. Secretary Mike Pompeo said on Friday that China should release the two men.

Spavor, a businessman and Kovrig, a former diplomat, was detained after the Canadian police arrested Huawei Technologies Finance Director, Meng Wanzhou on December 1

. US prosecutors accuse Meng of misleading multinational banks about Iran-linked transactions, which means that banks risk breaking US sanctions.

Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s founder, has said she is innocent. China has demanded Canada free Meng and threatened unspecified consequences if it does not.

On Monday, the influential state-returning newspaper, the Global Times said in an editorial that an escalation in the saliva with Canada could come.

“In the struggle with Canada, China must prepare for the possibility of conflict escalation,” said it.

“Beijing must take the competition seriously and maximize support from international opinion, which means that Western media does not smear to condemn its counterattackings as” the destruction of China’s opening. “”

Trudeau told CTV that Canada would continue to try to build trade relations with China.

“We have to do it in a way that is in line with our values ​​and faces the interests of Canada, and to get that balance right is complex.” It has become more difficult with recent trends, “he says.

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