Tokyo — Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn abruptly cancelled Friday plans for what would have been his first media conference since his arrest in November after journalists had been notified about a briefing just two hours earlier.

Ghosn's lawyers called to cancel the event that was to be held at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan (FCCJ), but did not immediately give a reason for the abrupt change, an official at the FCCJ said.

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