US prosecutors have accused her of misleading banks about transactions linked to Iran, putting the banks at risk of violating sanctions.
There are growing security concerns from many countries and those in the cyber-intelligence community regarding the use of Chinese telecom companies, which include Huawei and ZTE, because of possible ties to the Chinese communist regime.
The United States warned its citizens Thursday they could face arbitrary action by authorities when they visit China, following the detention of a number of Canadians.
Robert Malley, president and CEO of International Crisis Group, said Kovrig wasn't endangering national security as Beijing has alleged, and that detaining him may deter the international investment community from doing business in China."I'm focused on getting him out and one thing I can say for sure, the one thing he wasn't doing is endangering China's national security", Malley told CBC News.
Perhaps it is time to stop viewing this part of the world exclusively as the golden goose that will pad (or even save) the western economy, and instead for what it truly is: a region governed by the Communist Party of China, which has little regard for human rights in search of world domination.
The diplomatic trip, scheduled before last month's detentions, is being taken by members of the Canada-China Legislative Association, a bipartisan group of four MPs and two Senators with a shared interest in Canada-China relations.
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December 12: China's foreign ministry says it has no information about Kovrig, but says the organization he worked with - the International Crisis Group - was not registered in China, making its activities in the country illegal.
Earlier Thursday, a Chinese government spokesman said it was not "convenient" to discuss the allegations against Kovrig and Spavor despite an assertion by the country's top prosecutor that they broke the law.
"This doesn't shed much light", said Malley.
The U.S State Department has called for the release of the two Canadians, while Germany, France, the European Union and Australia have also issued supportive statements. Since then two Canadian citizens have been detained by Chinese authorities, pending investigation.
Updating a travel advisory, the State Department maintained its previous guidance that Americans should "exercise increased caution" in China but stopped short of discouraging visits. Michael Kovrig, who was on leave from Global Affairs Canada, and entrepreneur Michael Spavor.
Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has repeatedly called on China to release the men.
December 10: Chinese authorities arrest two Canadian men.