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China says Canada, U.S. have not explained Huawei executive's arrest

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

(Reuters) - said on Thursday that and the had yet to clarify their reason for arresting the daughter of Chinese Huawei's founder, in an incident that has dealt a blow to hopes of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions.

The shock arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who is also Technologies Co Ltd's chief financial officer, is riling authorities in and raises fresh doubts over a 90-day truce on trade struck between Presidents and on the day she was detained.

made the statement at a regular briefing, adding that the had been providing assistance to Meng.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Christian Shepherd; Editing by Kim Coghill)

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 13:19 IST