Chinese state newspaper said that two Canadian citizens were arrested, Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, exchanging the image of military equipment that was considered a national secret.

The Global Times today led an anonymous source said Entrepreneur Michael Spavor, who was convicted of spying last month, provided a photo of military equipment for Family Michael Kovrig.


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China has arrested Kovrig and Spavor in December 2012, soon after Canadian police arrested the Financial Officer of Huawei Technology Company, Manh Chu as required by the US, with allegations of fraud related to sanctions

Michael Spavor at Beijing Capital International Airport, China on January 13, 2014.

China rejected accusations of arresting two Canadian citizens involved in Ms. Manh Chu.

Spavor was sentenced to 11 years in prison for espionage in the previous month, the ruling made the US and Canada condemned and accused China to pursue foreign hostages.

In Canada, the judge expects to issue a strong decision on October 21.