Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig were detained on suspicion of spying lat December. Photo: Facebook

Canada’s new ambassador to China gets to meet detained pair, but warned he faces uphill struggle to repair relations

  • Dominic Barton visits Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor who were held on spying charges after the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in December
  • Beijing diplomatic adviser warns there appears little prospect of a thaw in relations especially if Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toughens his stance on Hong Kong
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Michael Spavor, left, and Michael Kovrig were detained on suspicion of spying lat December. Photo: Facebook
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