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Mike Pompeo: U.S. trying to release Canadians in China

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 22, 2019
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa, said his team is working on getting two Canadian men being held in China released.
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“Please do note that our team is focused on helping those two Canadians be released,” Pompeo said “China needs to honor the commitments its made to the world... it’s wrong that they are being held.”

Topics: U.S. Canada China Pompeo

China’s embassy in Canada told Reuters earlier on Thursday that Beijing-Ottawa ties were suffering “gross difficulties,” and demanded Canada free Huawei Technologies Co HWT.UL Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who was arrested on a U.S. arrest warrant in Vancouver in December.