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China and its top smartphone maker while away both cranked up pressure on the US and Canada Monday Beijing accused detained a Canadian citizen Michael Kovarik of stealing state secrets China's government says those secrets were passed on to him by another Canadian it's also been holding businessman Michael space for Communist Party officials accuse Kovarik of quote stealing and a spine on sensitive Chinese information and intelligence via contact in China the two men have been detained since December meanwhile while way is now getting a lawsuit ready against Washington part of a wider stand off with the U. S. over trade and technology while a CFO among one Joe was caught up in that dispute she's being held in Canada and faces criminal charges in the US they detained Canadians Spain for and cold wreck were picked up by Chinese authorities in December shortly after mom was arrested in Canada we are obviously very concerned %HESITATION with %HESITATION the %HESITATION this %HESITATION %HESITATION position that China has taken the safety and security of Canadians is always a first order for this government and that's why we've been %HESITATION engaging and standing up for %HESITATION the %HESITATION %HESITATION to %HESITATION %HESITATION to Canadians have been arbitrarily detained by China from the very beginning the lawsuit and accusations against the Canadians are the latest escalation in a crisis facing while way Washington has made an all out effort to close off markets around the world to the company calling on governments to reject its technology especially its five G. data networks US officials have alleged Chinese telecom companies make gear that would let Beijing spy on users overseas while Canada says China has made no specific link between monks arrest and the Canadiens experts and former diplomats say they have no doubt it is using the cases of the two men to pressure Canada