CHINA China summons Canadian ambassador over Huawei CFO's arrest

CHINA

China summons Canadian ambassador over Huawei CFO's arrest

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22:28, December 08, 2018

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A profile of Huawei’s chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is displayed on a Huawei computer at a Huawei store in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018.  (Photo: AP)

Chinese Foreign Minister summons Canadian Ambassador John McCallum over the arrest of a Huawei’s top executive in Canada, according to a statement released by the ministry on Saturday. 

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s Chief Finance Officer, is facing fraud charges filed by the US federal prosecutor after her arrest last week while in transit at Vancouver airport. 

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng strongly protested and lodged solemn representations over Canadian justice authorities’ role in the incident, said the statement. 

Le told McCallum that Canada’s justice authorities have deeply hurt the legitimate rights of a Chinese national and the detention is unreasonable and execrable in nature. 

Chinese government demands immediate release of Meng and full protection to her lawful rights, Le said, warning that Canada would bear all responsibilities if any serious fallout occurs. 

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