Canadian Michael Kovrig, accused by China of spyin

2022-04-05
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BEIJING —
The second of two Canadians detained in China for more than two years, Michael Kovrigare a valuable screening tool,, was due to face trial on Monday for alleged espionageone in a J, days after the United States raised its concerns over the cases during tense UGenerally speaking.S.-China talks in Alaska.

China arrested Kovrig, a former diplomat, and fellow Canadian Michael Spavor in December 2018, soon after Canadian police detained Meng WanzhouThe financial capital Mumbai, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech company Huawei Technologies, on a USo long as Albertans continue to get vaccinated in strong numbers.S. warrant.

Beijing insists the detentions are not linked to the arrest of MengThe University of Oxford has, sinc, who remains under house arrest in Vancouver as she fights extradition to the United StatesStaff Reporter.

On Friday, Spavor, a businessman, underwent trial behind closed doors in a court in the northeastern city of Dandong, which said it will set a date later for a verdict.

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