Former Canadian Diplomat Detained in China

(From CNBC)

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China, two sources said on Tuesday, and his current employer, the International Crisis Group, said it was seeking his prompt and safe release.

Michael Kovrig’s detention comes after police in Canada arrested the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies on Dec. 1 at the request of U.S. authorities, a move that infuriated Beijing.

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