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Trump says he will discuss detained Canadians with China’s Xi

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping meet business leaders at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, November 9, 2017. REUTERS/Damir Sagolj/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would raise the issue of detained Canadians being held by China as part of the ongoing spat involving China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd when he meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Trump, who spoke to reporters at the White House as he prepared to hold talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, is scheduled to meet with Xi at the G20 summit in Japan next week.

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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