Among those released, according to a government representative, the teacher, Sarah McIver, who had in the meantime returned to Canada. The names of the other victims were taken for privacy reasons.
Still in custody, the former canadian Diplomat Michael Kovrig and living in China, North Korea expert Michael Spavor, on 10 seats. December were arrested. The two men are Beijing, suspected to endanger the “national security” – in China is a euphemism for a suspicion of espionage.
retaliatory action by the Chinese
According to observers, the arrest of the two Canadians was a retaliatory action by the Chinese authorities for the establishment of the Chinese Manager Meng Wanzhou in Canada (VIEW reported). Meng, the chief financial officer of the Chinese technology group Huawei, was on 1. December in Vancouver.
in the Meantime, she was released on payment of a Deposit and, under strict conditions. The process for their extradition to the USA but still.
travel advice tightened
The Chinese leadership Mengs called the arrest politically motivated. Ottawa denies it, and refers to the warrant of the USA. Washington accuses the businesswoman violations of the Iran sanctions, and calls for their extradition.
The US Department of state intensified on Thursday its travel advice for China and warned also against arbitrary measures by the Chinese authorities. US citizens will continue to get to “increased caution” in China, an official travel warning said Washington. The Ministry warned against the “arbitrary enforcement of local laws