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China warns Canada of consequences if does not release Huawei CFO

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

(Reuters) - China's foreign ministry called on to immediately release Technologies Co Ltd's on Saturday, warning that otherwise it would face consequences.

The ministry said in a statement that had issued the warning to Canada's in Beijing, summoning him to lodge a "strong protest".

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's global chief financial officer, was arrested in on Dec. 1 and faces extradition to the United States, which alleges that she covered up her company's links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to despite sanctions.

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(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Alexander Smith)

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 19:15 IST