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Chinese embassy demands release of Huawei CFO arrested in Canada

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By Adam JourdanSHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's embassy in Canada criticised Canada and the United States on Thursday for wrongfully arresting a senior executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and demanded her immediate release.Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's global chief financial officer, is facing extradition to the United States and her arrest could rekindle tensions between Washington and Beijing only days after they agreed to a ceasefire in a bitter trade war.Meng was arrested in Canada on Dec. 1. Her arrest is related to violations of U.S. sanctions, a person familiar with the matter said. ...

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 08:35 IST
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