Beijing views Meng’s case as an attempt by the US to contain China’s rise, two Canadians detained in apparent retaliation.
Huawei Technologies executive said she has passed the time on bail in one of her comfortable homes in Vancouver.
Champagne said securing the release of Spavor and Kovrig was his “absolute priority.”
China still bans the import of Canadian canola seed, alleging contamination; that dispute has gone to the WTO.
Crown denied that Mounties shared details of Meng’s phones, laptop and tablet.
“Because the conspiracy is non-existent, there was nothing to cover up.”
AG says no evidence the RCMP or the FBI asked border agents to elicit information from Meng Wanzhou.
Defence has argued she was unlawfully detained at Vancouver’s airport at the direction of American authorities.
Aimed at exposing ties between Huawei, which he describes as the “greatest national security threat” to the US.
Freeland discussed the detentions with her Chinese counterpart during a summit of Southeast Asian Nations in Bangkok.
Comments came as Chinese authorities block key imports from Canada and detain two Canadians on espionage charges.
Briefing note suggests government was bristling at depiction that Meng’s legal rights were somehow in peril.
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the pair have been arrested for allegedly stealing state secrets.
Claims she was a victim of two abuses of power by Canadian arresting authorities and then by Trump.
Carr said China has yet to provide evidence to back up the claims.