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Michael Kovrig

Michael Kovrig, one of the two Canadian "Michaels" detained in China, was granted a consular visit for the first time in 10 months.
The U.S. secretary of state compared China to the “Irans and Venezuelas of the world.”
Nineteen prominent Canadians, including former Liberal ministers, want the Trudeau government to take the controversial step.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the charges against Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are “completely groundless.”
Richard Fadden called the success rate on this foreign policy front “pretty low.”
It was their first face-to-face conversation since the arrest of a Huawei executive.
Andrew Scheer has accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of not standing up for Canada amid tensions.
Global Affairs is providing consular assistance to them.
The situation is no place for "partisan plays," said Chrystia Freeland's office.