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Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executive

Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executiveCanada’s ambassador to China on Thursday walked back comments that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has a “strong case” against extradition to the United States, following a political backlash. Meng was arrested on December 1 while changing planes in Vancouver at the request of the United States, which says she committed fraud by lying to bankers about allegedly violating American sanctions on Iran.



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Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extradition

Canadian ambassador: Huawei exec could avoid US extraditionTORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to China said he thinks a top Chinese executive has a strong case to avoid extradition to the United States and said he hopes she will be released soon in remarks one of his predecessors called "mind-boggling."



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Chinese ambassador warns Canada to stop rallying allies

Chinese ambassador warns Canada to stop rallying alliesTORONTO (AP) — China's ambassador to Canada warned the Canadian government Thursday to stop recruiting international support in its feud with China and threatened retaliation if Canada bans Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei for security reasons.



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Meng Wanzhou: US ambassador told to 'immediately correct' arrest of Huawei CFO as diplomatic row deepens

Meng Wanzhou: US ambassador told to 'immediately correct' arrest of Huawei CFO as diplomatic row deepensChina has summoned the US ambassador to Beijing to demand Washington cancel an arrest warrant for a senior executive of telecoms giant Huawei. The arrest of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou on 1 December has threatened to reignite a trade war between the two powers. Officials reportedly told Ambassador Terry Branstad the detention was “extremely egregious” and said the US must “immediately correct its wrong actions”.



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Angry China summons US ambassador over arrest of tech exec Meng Wanzhou

Angry China summons US ambassador over arrest of tech exec Meng WanzhouChina summoned the U.S. Ambassador there to protest the detention of a senior tech exec in Canada "at the unreasonable behest of the United States."



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Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United Nations

Trump Appoints State Department's Heather Nauert As U.S. Ambassador To United NationsState Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has been chosen as the U.S.



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Donald Trump Picks Anti-Muslim Official For U.S. Ambassador To UN

Donald Trump Picks Anti-Muslim Official For U.S. Ambassador To UNPresident Donald Trump announced in a tweet Friday morning that State



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George HW Bush: WWII pilot, oilman, ambassador and founder of the United States' foremost political dynasty

George HW Bush: WWII pilot, oilman, ambassador and founder of the United States' foremost political dynastyGeorge Bush was an American patrician who brought great talents to the presidency and wrought great achievements, but never quite grasped the pitiless frivolity of US politics. Bush was elected to office in 1988 after eight years as vice president to his fellow Republican, Ronald Reagan. Where Reagan’s great achievement, in foreign affairs, was to perceive the weakness of the Soviet Union, to stand up to the Soviet leadership and eventually to reach agreements with the Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, Bush inherited a world in which Communist regimes were already collapsing, in which the United States found itself, somewhat to its own surprise, as the only superpower.



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'Put Putin in his place', Ukrainian ambassador tells Germany

'Put Putin in his place', Ukrainian ambassador tells GermanyUkraine’s top diplomat in Germany urged Berlin and other Western states to punish Russia by extending sanctions, banning energy imports and putting the NordStream 2 gas pipeline on hold after Moscow seized three Ukrainian ships near Crimea. The ambassador even raised the possibility of sending German marines to the region. Several senior European politicians have raised the possibility of new sanctions against Russia after the incident on Sunday, which the West fears could ignite a wider conflict near Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.



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Trump Picks Retired General To Fill Vacancy As Ambassador To Saudi Arabia

Trump Picks Retired General To Fill Vacancy As Ambassador To Saudi ArabiaPresident Donald Trump has nominated retired Army Gen. John Abizaid to fill



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