China releases Canadian citizen

(VOVWORLD) -  Global Affairs Canada spokesman Richard Walker said Friday that a Canadian citizen detained in China this month has returned to Canada after being released from custody.

 China releases Canadian citizen   - ảnh 1 The national flags of China and Canada (Photo: Pacific Press)

The spokesman did not specify when the Canadian was released or returned to Canada. The citizen was identified as Canadian teacher Sarah McIver.

China's Foreign Ministry said this month that McIver was undergoing "administrative punishment" for working illegally.