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Japan likely to speak with Lebanon via diplomatic route over Ghosn's escape

The former industry heavyweight also has French and Brazilian citizenship.

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Carlos Ghosn, among the most prominent auto-industry leaders globally and CEO of Renault SA, was detained over a suspected breach of Japanese financial law
Carlos Ghosn, among the most prominent auto-industry leaders globally and CEO of Renault SA, was detained over a suspected breach of Japanese financial law

is expected to speak with through diplomatic channels about fleeing for the West Asian country. The comment on Wednesday would mark some of the earliest indications about how plans to respond after the former head of Motor Co. and SA snuck out where he was awaiting trial. Lebanon, where Ghosn grew up and holds citizenship, doesn’t have an extradition treaty with and it’s not clear what Japan will pursue in its diplomatic negotiations. The former industry heavyweight also has French and Brazilian citizenship.

First Published: Thu, January 02 2020. 00:23 IST
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