Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Ottawa on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg

Mike Pompeo says US is pressing China to release detained Canadians, but rejects linkage to Huawei case

  • US Secretary of State, meeting with Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland, calls the two cases ‘fundamentally different’
  • Freeland deflects Beijing’s call to end ‘wanton criticism on Hong Kong’, saying ‘it is only natural and important for Canada to keep a close eye’
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Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in Ottawa on Thursday. Photo: Bloomberg
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