Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained in what was widely seen as a retaliatory measure against Canada after Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou's December 2018 arrest in Vancouver.
Huawei's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou faces US accusations that she misled multinational banks about Huawei's control of a company operating in Iran. She was arrested in Canada on December 1 on a US extradition request.
Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada's Pacific coast city of Vancouver on December 1 while changing planes during a trip from Hong Kong to Mexico
Canada’s Department of Justice said Meng Wanzhou is facing extradition to the United States. China called for Meng’s immediate release.
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