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Trump on the issue of the UCLA players: President Xi was terrific
President Trump’s comments on release of LiAngelo Ball, and 2 other UCLA-mens-Basketball players who were arrested in China for allegedly shoplifting.
President Trump’s reign is known for his bold and confrontational style, but it is the generate more diplomatic side of his administration, some of the greatest victories could be in 2017.
In the midst of all the discussion on topics such as the travel ban, the border wall-and the health sector, senior officials in the White house and State Department have quietly worked behind the scenes, a major concern of the President: the position of the release of U.S. citizens by foreign governments, and terrorist groups dissolve.
“Immediately after President trump took office, he said, Secretary [of state Rex] Tillerson, you prioritize bringing home to the Americans, who have been arrested unlawfully or held hostage in foreign countries,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert Fox News, said in an E-Mail. “We are proud that we have been able to secure the release of several Americans as a result of U.S. diplomatic efforts.”
While the administration has successfully been noted in securing the release of numerous Americans held abroad, officials, there are at least 10 other U.S. citizens – such as Joshua Holt in Venezuela – who is wrongly imprisoned.
“The work that the foreign governments for the release of other wrongly held by US citizens,” Nauert said, however, not complete, to press as we continue.
Of college students, the place of delivery are in conflict with the law abroad to a family, for years by a terrorist group, here is a look at some of the most prominent Americans freed from captivity in the year 2017.
Otto warm beer at a press conference in North Korea.
Otto and warm beer: One of the most sensational cases was that the University of Virginia student, Otto and warm beer – it was also one of the most tragic, as he died shortly after his return.
The American student who was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for allegedly trying to steal a political banner from his Pyongyang hotel that was held by the North Korean government for more than a year.
After diplomatic talks between Washington and Pyongyang, warm beer was medically evacuated from North Korea on June 13 in a state described as “unresponsive wakefulness.”
Although there was no physical evidence that he was beaten by his captors, the doctors in the USA found that warm beer had suffered “extensive loss of brain tissue,” suggesting that he had lost the blood supply to his brain for a period of time. The North Koreans claimed warm beer suffered from botulism and then slipped into a coma, after he said a sleeping pill, but US doctors, that their investigation showed no evidence of botulism, which produces a poison strong nerves, the by a bacterium. He died shortly after his return to the United States at the age of 22 years.
Screenshot of the video with Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle
Caitlan Coleman and Joshua Boyle: Coleman and her Canadian husband, and Boyle, were kidnapped in October 2012 by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network, while on a backpacking trip, they took in Afghanistan. Held by the terror group for five years, the couple had three children while in captivity before being rescued, as her captors tried to move them across the border to Pakistan.
After receiving the green light from Trump, Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, and the Minister of defence James Mattis, U.S. diplomats and military officials in Pakistan gave an ultimatum: either she saves the family, or the USA would be performing the surgery itself. Pakistan army finally, a car in the suspect stopped the implementation of the family and Coleman, Boyle, and the children found stuffed in the trunk.
Former CIA officer Sabrina De Sousa won a last-minute reprieve from extradition to Italy.
Sabrina De Sousa: The former CIA agent set was shipped from Portugal to Italy over the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in front of an “extraordinary” efforts by trump administration in March, she won a last minute reprieve.
De Sousa was one of 26 people in absentia in the kidnapping of a radical Egyptian cleric, Osama Mustapha Hassan Nasr sentenced for the year of 2003, also known as Abu Omar. Subsequently, he was promoted to the interrogation in his home country of Egypt, where he says he was tortured.
While the White house stayed mum on his role in the affair, former Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Mich., a spokesman for De Sousa, the official said block within the trump White house worked for your delivery. “I can confirm that this would have happened without the extraordinary help from the Trump administration,” he told Fox News.
Aya Hijazi in Egypt.
Aya Hijazi: Shortly after President Trump met with his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah el-Sissi, in April, the country released Egyptian-American charity workers Aya Hijazi from prison after almost three years in prison. Hijazi and her husband had established a Foundation to help street children, but were arrested, along with six others in 2014.
Back in the White house was silent about his role in Hijazi – release – remarkable only that the case on the agenda, if Trump met with el-Sissi – but the President triggered personally, a U.S. government bring the aircraft to Cairo to Hijazi and her husband back in the USA, and personally met, shortly after she was acquitted in Egypt of charges of child abuse, the widely released bill of the people was widespread, rights groups and U.S. officials.
Cody Riley (L) and LiAngelo Ball (R) after her release from a Chinese prison. Teammate Jalen hill in the background.
UCLA-Basketball-player: Trump personally took credit for the release of three of the UCLA basketball players in China for shoplifting, after the President asked the Chinese leader, Xi Jinping, to release from custody.
The three players – LiAngelo Ball, Cody, Riley and Jalen Hill – were accused of stealing designer sunglasses from Louis Vuitton store in addition to the team hotel in Hangzhou. UCLA was playing in China, their season opener against Georgia Tech in Shanghai, which he won, 63-60.
To go “the three UCLA basketball player, I say: You’re welcome, you and give a big thank you to President Xi Jinping of China, the publication possible, and HAVE A GREAT LIFE!” Trump tweeted, after the players returned to the United States, “Be careful, there are many stumbling blocks on the long and winding way of life!”
The successful release-after all, there was a dispute between Trump and a player, the father, the Trump is accused of, “ungrateful.”