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China grants Canada’s Michael Kovrig online consular access


Canada said its officials have spoken online with former diplomat Michael Kovrig, who has been held in China for more than two years in a case related to an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei.Canada’s Foreign Ministry said officials led by Ambassador Dominic Barton were given “on-site virtual consular access” to Kovrig on Thursday. The ministry said it was unable to release further details.Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor have been confined since December 10, 2018, just days after…

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