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Ghosn vows to 'get back my rights' since escape from Japan

Ex-Nissan Motor chief who fled to Lebanon remains defiant of charges against him

The former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn speaks during an online interview. (Screenshot from video) 

TOKYO -- Carlos Ghosn, the former Nissan Motor chief turned fugitive, has vowed to defend his rights in the face of charges from Nissan and Renault despite fleeing Japan nearly two years ago following his arrest.

In an interview over Zoom from the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, Ghosn justified his escape from Japan, calling it a way of speaking out against the accusations against him.

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