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‘Arrest third Canadian in China is separate from arrest Huawei-director’

The arrest of a Canadian teacher Wednesday in China, according to the Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has nothing to do with the arrest of Huawei-director Meng Wanzhou earlier this month.

Sarah McIver from the province of Alberta and teaches in China, and on Wednesday detained and questioned, because there is something wrong with her visa or work permit. According to a Chinese government spokesman is, therefore, an administrative sanction.

The arrest of two Canadians earlier this month, shortly after the arrest of Wanhzou in Vancouver, would be a retaliation for the arrest of the CFO of Huawei. China has the people held because of concerns about national security.

It is a Canadian former diplomat and entrepreneur from Calgary. They have Sunday been in contact with Canadian diplomats.

Wanzhou was held when she wanted to switch at the airport of Vancouver, because they are in the United States is wanted for violating sanctions. Beijing called the arrest “outrageous”.

A week after her arrest, is Wanzhou released on bail by the Canadian prosecutor.

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Canadian judge let Huawei-topvrouw Meng Wanzhou on bail free

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