China has confirmed that Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been formally arrested and face charges of spying. The two men were detained separately in December, after Canada acted on a U.S. request to detain a Huawei executive in Vancouver.

We spoke to Charles Burton, senior follow at the Mcdonald-Laurier Institute and a former diplomat to China.

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