Thirteen Canadian detained in China since Huawei’s CFO arrest: Canadian government

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Meng faces extradition to the United States to face fraud charges, which she denies, linked to allegations of avoiding the U.S. sanctions on Iran.

"We hope the USA side will make more efforts to promote exchanges and mutual trust between Chinese and USA people rather than the opposite", he said.

The advisory also warns about China's use of "exit bans" that would prohibit USA citizens from leaving the country, sometimes keeping them in China for years.

Earlier in the day, Trump's trade adviser, Peter Navarro, says the arrests of the two Canadians were plainly a response to Meng's arrest: "That's the Chinese playbook and again the problem we always have with China is when we launch legitimate concerns over whatever it is, China comes back and does these kinds of actions".

Perhaps it is time to stop viewing this part of the world exclusively as the golden goose that will pad (or even save) the western economy, and instead for what it truly is: a region governed by the Communist Party of China, which has little regard for human rights in search of world domination.

From January to November 2018, 2.3 million people traveled from the United States to China, said the spokesperson, adding that this meant 70 out of every 10,000 Americans visited China.

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The diplomatic trip, scheduled before last month's detentions, is being taken by members of the Canada-China Legislative Association, a bipartisan group of four MPs and two Senators with a shared interest in Canada-China relations. Kovrig and Spavor remain in custody. He said, "It is not convenient to disclose more information now".

The U.S State Department has called for the release of the two Canadians, while Germany, France, the European Union and Australia have also issued supportive statements.

Washington D.C., Jan 4: Amid escaltaing tensions, the United States Department of State has appealed to those traveling to China to exercise increased caution as they may be prohibited from exiting China due to the latter's coercive use of exit bans. Michael Kovrig, who was on leave from Global Affairs Canada, and entrepreneur Michael Spavor. Canadian consular officials saw them once each in mid-December.

He reiterated Canada's call for the release of the two men.

The Chinese government has not drawn a direct link between the detention of any Canadian and Meng's arrest.

"We have said here that these two Canadian citizens are under investigation in accordance with law for engaging in activities that undermine China's national security", said foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang.

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