Arrest of Canadian in SAR not linked to other arrests in China

Fine, we'll do it the Huawei, says Uncle Sam: CFO charged with fraud, faces extradition to US over Iran trade claims

U.S. DOJ slams a 13-count charge against China’s Huawei, seeks to extradite its CFO

The U.S. government had already orchestrated the December arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Canada. Her lawyer Reid Weingarten said Meng "should not be a pawn or a hostage" in "complex" Sino-US relations.

Justice William Ehrcke granted the request to change the court date.

Following the bail hearing, Meng's next court appearance was to have been February 6.

"One, political involvement by comments from Donald Trump in her case".

The DOJ is due to officially present the extradition request soon to the Canadian authorities, after which the Canadian authorities will within the next30 days assess it and issue an "authority to proceed" with hearings.

China also urged the Canadian side to treat China's stance seriously, immediately release Meng and protect her legitimate rights, and not be a cat's paw for the United States, he said.

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According to details of the indictment filled in Brooklyn, New York, Huawei is said to have operated under the cover of a Hong Kong shell company to illegally sell equipment to Iranian companies contrary to the U.S. sanctions on Iran.

The United States has made an official request to Canada for the extradition of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei.

Monday's US charges did not allege that Huawei worked at the Chinese government's direction.

Huawei has denied all charges in two indictments issued by US prosecutors, saying that the company is "disappointed" to learn of the latest development in its saga with USA authorities.

US intelligence officials expressed fresh national security concerns about Huawei during a US Senate committee hearing in Washington on Tuesday. Unaware of repeated misrepresentations by Huawei, banks continued to clear transactions from Huawei and Skycom-in one instance clearing more than $100 million worth of Skycom-related transactions between 2010 and 2014.

The indictment was unsealed as China's top trade negotiator arrived in Washington for high-stakes talks with U.S. officials, which could complicate efforts to avert a deepening of their trade war.

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Meng is the daughter of Huawei's founder.

"I am encouraged by the Justice Department's actions against Huawei Technologies, which detail the company's brazen efforts to steal corporate trade secrets, commit fraud, and obstruct justice", said Burr.

A woman uses her smartphone while walking past advertising outside a Huawei store in Beijing on January 29, 2019. The U.S. Government has now officially charged Huawei with stealing T-Mobile's trade secrets along with bank fraud to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran.

But before the meetings even start, any expectation for big progress was complicated by growing tension between the two countries over Huawei Technologies Co.

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Whitaker and Federal Bureau of Investigation director Christopher Wray both thanked Canadian officials for their help. In a statement to the BBC, Huawei also denied any wrongdoing and said it was "disappointed" by the charges.

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