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The U.S. government handed to China a criminal suspect long sought by Beijing, a rare move between countries that have no extradition treaty and one that comes just a week before President Xi Jinping visits Washington.
Officials at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed that Yang Jinjun, who is wanted in China on unspecified graft charges, was among eight Chinese nationals the agency sent back via a chartered flight.
The agency wouldn’t identify the others, but authorities described them all as established criminals.
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