China Threatens Canada of ‘grave consequences’ if Huawei executive is not released

China Threatens Canada of ‘grave consequences’ if Huawei executive is not released

On Sunday¬†China summoned the U.S. ambassador after warning Canada of “grave consequences” if a top executive of leading tech giant Huawei isn’t released from detention on a U.S. arrest warrant. Vice foreign minister Le Yucheng called in Ambassador John McCallum on Saturday over the holding of chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, who is reportedly suspected of trying to evade US trade curbs on Iran. Le told the United States to drop its arrest warrant and…

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Huawei Chief Financial Officer arrested in Canada, faces extradition to United States

Huawei Chief Financial Officer arrested in Canada, faces extradition to United States

China demands the release of Chief Financial Officer at tech giant Huawei Technologies after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the U.S. Meng Wanzhou, also known as Sabrina Meng and Cathy Meng, was apprehended in Vancouver on December 1, according to Canadian Justice Department spokesman Ian McLeod. In addition to her role as CFO, Meng serves as deputy chairwoman of Huawei’s board. She’s the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei. Meng “is…

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