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Alberta Premier Calls Keystone Cancellation ‘Disrespect’ to Canada, Urges Biden to Reconsider

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Alberta Premier Calls Keystone Cancellation ‘Disrespect’ to Canada, Urges Biden to Reconsider

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The premier of Alberta, Canada’s biggest oil producing province, urged President Joe Biden on Friday to reconsider his cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, saying the move was a snub to one of America’s closest allies. On his first day in office, Biden took a series of executive actions that included revoking a permit that former President Donald Trump granted to the Keystone XL pipeline. Jason Kenney, who besides serving as premier also leads Alberta’s United Conservative Party, told Fox News that Biden’s decision to ax the pipeline was disrespectful to Canada. “It’s very frustrating that one of the first acts of a new president was I think, to disrespect one of America’s closest friends and allies,” he said. While Kenney congratulated Biden on his election and said he hopes Canada and the United States will continue to have “a close and strong relationship,” he noted that the biggest part …

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