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Detained Canadian Kovrig gets third consular visit in China since his arrest : Detained Canadian gets consular visit in China

Feb 04, 2019 - The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The federal government says Canadian Michael Kovrig has received his third meeting with consular officials since his December arrest in China on allegations of endangering Chinese national security.

A statement by Global Affairs Canada says the officials met Saturday with the former Canadian diplomat, who was on leave from his job at the time of his arrest.

The statement says the government continues to be deeply concerned by what it calls the "arbitrary" detentions of Kovri...