Huawei CFO to testify in extradition case

A Canadian court docket has begun the trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou.

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The trial of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou has begun and can proceed this week in a Canadian court docket, the Chinese language tech large tweeted Monday. Huawei stated it’s going to concentrate on how the Trump administration directed Canadian officers “to have interaction in a misleading and improper search, thereby violating a court docket order and Ms. Meng’s constitution rights.”

“Huawei trusts the Canadian judicial system to uphold integrity and guarantee justice for all,” Huawei Canada stated in an announcement. “Huawei has all the time had nice confidence in Meng Wanzhou’s innocence. We are going to proceed to help her in unveiling the reality behind the abuse of her rights.”

The five-day cross examination of witnesses within the case will happen in Vancouver earlier than the British Columbia Supreme Court docket.

Again in Could, a Canadian court docket dominated the criminal trial against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou would go ahead after deciding the case meets the double criminality requirement for being charged in both Canada and the US, which means the extradition process to the US can proceed.

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The CFO and daughter of the corporate’s founder was arrested in Canada on the request of the US over alleged Iran sanctions violations in early December 2018. Beijing adopted this by detaining two Canadian citizens in China every week later.

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