“The statement also said that “the confusion was caused by an inaccurate characterization of the process made by the Chinese MFA spokesperson.”
The Canadian Press also reached out, through intermediaries, to request interviews with Spavor’s friends and family but was unsuccessful.
“Our Michael and Michael Spavor are caught in a bigger geopolitical struggle,” Nadjibulla said.
And they have been in the situation for two long years, for no other reason than being Canadian citizens.
“This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 10, 2020.Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press