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TORONTO | Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

TORONTO—Jan 23, 2019—  Canada’s ambassador to China said a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States in remarks one of his predecessors said were “mind-boggling. Ambassador John McCallum told Chinese language media in Markham, Ontario on Tuesday that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has “quite good arguments” including “political … Continue reading TORONTO | Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

BEIJING | The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

BEIJING  — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local): 12:45 p.m. A trade mission to China by the Canadian province of British Columbia has been cancelled because of the detention of a top Huawei executive in Canada. The province says in a statement … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: British Columbia cancels China trade trip

BEIJING | The Latest: China summons US envoy over exec’s detention

BEIJING  — The Latest on the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada (all times local): 11:40 p.m. China has summoned the U.S. ambassador to protest the detention of an executive of electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington’s behest. The official Xinhua News Agency says Vice Foreign Minister Le … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: China summons US envoy over exec’s detention

MOSCOW | Russia says Saudi Arabia critics shouldn’t claim superiority

MOSCOW  — As tensions simmer between Saudi Arabia and Canada over arrests of women’s rights activists, Russia’s Foreign Ministry says critics of Saudi Arabia should not claim a stance of moral superiority. Saudi Arabia on Monday expelled the Canadian ambassador and froze “all new business” with Ottawa. The dispute appears centered around tweets by Canadian … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russia says Saudi Arabia critics shouldn’t claim superiority

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze “all new business” with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom’s arrest of women’s rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh’s newly assertive foreign policy. The sudden and unexpected dispute bore the hallmarks of Crown … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi Arabia expels Canadian ambassador over criticism