US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on August 22 will go to Ottawa to meet with Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and Minister of foreign Affairs Christ Freeland, according to the state Department.

“Discussions will focus on wide and multi-faceted strategic partnership between the United States and Canada and identify opportunities to achieve our common goals, including the return of democracy to Venezuela and the release of two canadian citizens arbitrarily detained by China”, – stated in the message.

In December last year Chinese authorities have arrested two canadian citizens – Michael Kovriga and Michael Spavor – on charges of espionage and stealing state secrets.

The West associates the arrests of Canadians, as well as the sentence to death a citizen of Canada Robert Lloyd Schellenberg detention December 1, 2018 in Canada at the request of the U.S. financial Director of Huawei Meng Wanzhou, who after was released on bail.

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