China welcomes Huawei executive home, but silent on freed Canadians
SHANGHAI: Chinese state media welcomed telecoms giant Huawei\u0027s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, back to the \u0022motherland\u0022 on Saturday (Sep 25), after more than 1,000 days under house arrest in Canada, on what they called unfounded charges of bank fraud. But they have kept silent about Michael Kovrig a
SHANGHAI: Chinese state media welcomed telecoms giant Huawei's chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, back to the"motherland" on Saturday (Sep 25), after more than 1,000 days under house arrest in Canada, on what they called unfounded charges of bank fraud.
But they have kept silent about Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, the two Canadians released from Chinese custody in an apparent act of reciprocation by Beijing.Chinese state broadcaster CCTV carried a statement by the Huawei executive, written as her plane flew over the North Pole, avoiding US airspace.
Her eyes were"blurring with tears" as she approached"the embrace of the great motherland", Meng said."Without a strong motherland, I wouldn't have the freedom I have today."Meng was arrested in December 2018 in Vancouver after a New York court issued an arrest warrant, saying she tried to cover up attempts by Huawei-linked companies to sell equipment to Iran in breach of US sanctions. headtopics.com
After more than two years of legal wrangling, she was finally allowed to leave Canada and fly back to China on Friday, after securing a deal with US prosecutors.Huawei, founded by Meng's father Ren Zhengfei, said in a statement that it"looked forward to seeing Ms Meng returning home safely to be reunited with her family".
It said it would continue to defend itself against US charges.Related:Canadian PM Trudeau says 2 detained citizens have left ChinaCanadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, detained by Chinese authorities just days after Meng's arrest, were released a few hours later, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said.
State news agency Xinhua formally acknowledged the end of Meng's house arrest on Saturday, attributing her release to the"unremitting efforts of the Chinese government".Hu Xijin, editor in chief of the Global Times tabloid backed by the ruling Communist Party, wrote on Twitter that"international relations have fallen into chaos" as a result of Meng's"painful three years".
He added:"No arbitrary detention of Chinese people is allowed."However, neither Hu nor other media have mentioned the release of Spavor and Kovrig, and reactions on China's Twitter-like Weibo social media platform have been few and far between. headtopics.com
The foreign ministry has not commented publicly.China has previously denied engaging in"hostage diplomacy", insisting that the arrest and detention of the two Canadians was not tied in any way to the extradition proceedings against Meng.Spavor was accused of supplying photographs of military equipment to Kovrig and sentenced to 11 years in jail in August. Kovrig had still been awaiting sentencing.Read more: CNA »
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Huawei CFO leaves Canada after U.S. deal on fraud charges, detained Canadians head home(Reuters) -Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou flew home to China on Friday after reaching an agreement with U.S. prosecutors to end the bank fraud case against her, relieving a point of tension between China and the United States. Within hours of the news of the deal, two Canadians who were arrested shortly after Meng was taken into custody in December 2018 were released from Chinese jails and were on their way back to Canada. The deal also opens U.S. President Joe Biden to criticism from China hawks in Washington who argue his administration is capitulating to China and one of its top companies at the center of a global technology rivalry between the two countries. Ya don't Play-Play with China and the Chinese! China win 🎉 Huawei win The West lead by POTUS lost again! Another blunders from JoeBiden Bow now, World! She was under house arrest while the Canadians were in Chinese custody. Chinese custody? Was it house arrest or in jail?
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou freed in Canada after deal with US prosecutorsVANCOUVER: Chinese telecoms executive Meng Wanzhou was freed Friday (Sep 24) after three years of house arrest in Canada, following an agreement with the US Justice Department to suspend the fraud charges against her that had poisoned Beijing\u0027s relations with Washington and Ottawa. Meng - the 49-year- 3 years house arrest in a palatial mansion. C’mon man! Where they do that at? 🤔 While the Canadians stayed in a prison cell So the deal was free Huawei boss we free 2 Canadians. Interesting
Huawei heir apparent prepares for life after three years of Canada court battleVANCOUVER : After being stuck for nearly three years, largely confined to her multi-million-dollar Canadian house in a sought-after neighborhood in Vancouver, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou looks set to return home to China.Like many top Chinese executives, Meng is a mysterious figure even in
Canadian extradition judge frees Huawei exec Meng WanzhouVANCOUVER: Chinese telecoms executive Meng Wanzhou was freed on Friday (Sep 24) after three years of house arrest in Canada, following an agreement with the US Justice Department to suspend the fraud charges against her that had poisoned Beijing\u0027s relations with Washington and Ottawa. Meng - the Waste of time and resources. Stupid China is untouchable hence don't Play-Play as you like, not even the Americans! Money can buy justice?
US Commerce chief says further action will be taken on Huawei if necessaryWASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday the Biden administration will take further action against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei if necessary, even as some Republican lawmakers have pressed the administration to do more. In a Reuters interview, Raimondo was asked about Huawei an
US Commerce chief: more action to be taken on Huawei if neededWASHINGTON :U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo said on Thursday the Biden administration will take further action against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei if necessary, after some Republican lawmakers have pressed for more steps.Washington says Huawei is a national security threat on a variety of grounds and a 🇺🇸 with their sore loser behavior. 🤷🏻