Canadian PM fires envoy to China after remarks on Huawei case

FILE PHOTO: Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (R) shakes hands with former Immigration Minister John McCallum after McCallum delivered his farewell speech in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, January 31, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo

OTTAWA (Reuters) – In an unprecedented move, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday said he had fired his ambassador to China, who prompted a political furor with comments about Huawei’s high-profile extradition case. John McCallum had embarrassed Trudeau’s Liberal government by saying Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou could make […]

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