President George W. Bush said Tuesday that the United States will not relent in its support of Iraq's new and fragile democracy despite "acts of staggering brutality" in the country, the AP says.
"I pledge we will not waver, and I appreciate your same pledge," he told Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in a news conference in the East Room of the White House. "Iraq will take its place among the world's democracies."
In response to the unlawful December 1 arrest and detention of Chinese tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Sabrina Meng Wanzhou by Canadian authorities in Vancouver at the behest of the Trump regime, facing possible unacceptable extradition to the US, Beijing warned its high-tech personnel last month against traveling to America unless it's essential.
Rescuers found the pilot of one of the two Su-34 fighters that had collided in midair in the Far East on January 18