Browsing: Meng Wanzhou
Canada has officially ordered the start of extradition hearings against Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou, in a proceeding that promises to be long and politically explosive.
Huawei pleaded not guilty to US charges of trade-secret theft, a day before the company learns if Canada will start extradition proceedings for its chief financial officer in a pivotal week that could see diplomatic tensions flare.
Huawei has turned to a blend of wit, sarcasm and defiance to publicly fight allegations that the world’s largest maker of telecommunications equipment is spying for China. It’s a remarkable shift.
US President Donald Trump said he may use an executive order to stop Huawei from selling advanced telecommunications equipment in the US.
Huawei would deny any Chinese government request to open up “back doors” in foreign telecommunications networks because it isn’t legally obliged to do so, the company’s chairman says.
Now, in the wake of two US criminal indictments, Huawei faces the task of working out the best legal strategy for allegations that could threaten the company’s very existence.
China has called on Washington to “stop the unreasonable crackdown” on Huawei after the US stepped up pressure on the tech giant by indicting it on…