Huawei exec accuses US of misleading Canada in extradition case

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and her lawyers have argued in a Canadian court that the US has misled authorities by omitting key facts from her case. – EPA pic, September 29, 2020.

CHINESE Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and her lawyers returned to a Canadian court yesterday to press for her release, arguing that the United States, by omitting key facts, blatantly misled Canada about her alleged crimes to secure her arrest.

The defence started the five-day hearing by saying that the crux of the US charges against Meng – that she hid Huawei’s relationship with former subsidiary Skycom in Iran from HSBC bank – is false and lacks context.

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