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Young Saudi asylum-seeker arrives in Canada to official welcome

AFP  |  Toronto 

A young Saudi woman who caused an international as she sought asylum abroad arrived in Saturday where she was welcomed with open arms.

greeted Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, after she landed in Toronto, wearing a blue ball cap and a gray hoodie emblazoned in red with the word "" She posed for photographers with Freeland at her side, but made no statement.

"She had a pretty long journey and is exhausted and prefers not to take questions for the moment," Freeland said.

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 22:35 IST