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Reporters Tuesday: Chinese Diplomats and Canadian Government

reporters tuesday: We have been in direct contact with ... Chinese diplomats and representatives, Trudeau said in Ottawa, according to CTV. We are engaged on the file, which we take very seriously and we are, of course, providing consular assistance to the family. Trudeau spoke briefly to reporters Tuesday about the unexplained case of Michael Kovrig, an international-affairs analyst who worked as a political lead for the prime minister's official visit to Hong Kong in 2016 when he was posted there by the Canadian government. Read the court documents in the Meng Wanzhou case News of Kovrig's detention comes after China warned Canada of consequences for its recent arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou at Vancouver's airport. So far, it's unclear whether there is any link between the two cases, though a former Canadian ambassador says he has little doubt of it. A Vancouver judge released her on bail and under strict conditions Tuesday afternoon. ( As reported in the news.