The United States urges their allies not to use Huawei network equipment, reportedly out of national security concerns.
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The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs demands that Canada and the United States clarify the reasons behind the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, also asking for her immediate release.
The chief financial officer of Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, was arrested on 1 December in Vancouver, Canada. She faces extradition to the United States. Huawei says she faces unspecified charges.
Russian President Vladimir Putin suspends Russia's involvement in the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and will now start developing new missiles, in response to the United States' decision to withdraw from the Cold War-era treaty.
The United States is discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea.
United States Air Force C-17s land at Cucuta near the Colombia–Venezuela border, the aircraft are loaded with humanitarian aid intended for Venezuela.