China detained another Canadian for unknown reasons, as relations between the two countries are still tense, Canada’s foreign minister said on Saturday.
A foreign ministry spokeswoman of Canada said the Canadian Global Affairs section was informed of the arrest of a citizen in Yantai, China.
“Canadian authorities will provide legal consultancy assistance, but no details can be shared at this time.
Earlier this year, Beijing detained two citizens of Canada after Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver using a US warrants.
According to sources, the latest detention has nothing to do with the case of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and consultant Michael Spavor who is accused of being a spy.