The Canadian Foreign Ministry confirmed Tuesday that a third Canadian citizen was detained in China, according to the Canadian National Post, the Global Times-Global Network reported on Tuesday.
In response, Hua Chunying, spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, said at a regular press conference on the 19th, I havent heard what you said. Hua Chunying said that two Canadian citizens were detained by Chinese authorities in accordance with the law on suspicion of endangering Chinas national security.
Canadian Foreign Ministry: Third Canadian detained in China
The Canadian Foreign Ministry confirmed Tuesday that the third Canadian citizen was detained in China, according to the Canadian National Post on September 19.
Reported that the Canadian Foreign Ministry spokesman said that they know a Canadian citizen has been detained, but for privacy reasons did not provide further details.
The National Post said it could not confirm the third detained Canadian citizenship, but according to people familiar with the matter, the person was neither a diplomat nor a Canadian business person in China.
Earlier, the Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed that two Canadian citizens had been taken compulsory measures according to law on suspicion of engaging in activities endangering Chinas national security. In these two cases, China and Canada maintained smooth consular communication.
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