Justice – Huawei-Finance chief released on bail, The US left the Manager, Meng Wanzhou, had, in spite of sanctions equipment to Iran and sold. China urged Canada the release of Mengs. © Photo: Jane Wolsak/The Canadian Press/AP/dpa
in Canada arrested the financial chief of the Chinese Telecom group Huawei free comes for now with a Deposit. A court in Vancouver, Canada, agreed after three days of hearings on a request made by the defenders of Meng Wanzhou. The Manager and daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei deposited ten million canadian dollars (6.6 million euros). The decision on their extradition to the United States.
Meng is accused by U.S. investigators to have an unofficial daughter company called Skycom business with Iran, contrary to sanctions failed. In this context, it is also accused of making false statements to banks. In the case of an extradition and a conviction would threaten in the USA, according to the charges, 30 years in prison for “conspiracy to fraud on the part of financial institutions”.
Meng was on 1. December, at the instigation of the US authorities in Canada arrested. The court approved the Deposit only more than a dozen conditions. Among other things, Meng must hand in their passports. In addition, the 46-Year-old to a device for GPS bear tracking and round-the-clock by a security guard to oversee, for the you paid. You may move only in a certain part of Vancouver.
The case charged to the relations of China to the United States and Canada. In the financial markets, Concerns about a renewed escalation of the trade dispute between Beijing and Washington began to rise. China has sharply protested against Mengs detention and their immediate release is required.
The canadian government confirmed the arrest of one of its former diplomats in China. “We know from the arrest of a canadian citizen in China,” said the foreign Ministry.
The Minister of Public security, Ralph Goodale, said in Ottawa that it was deeply concerned about the arrest of the man. The arrest triggered speculation of a retaliatory action by China.