When the Canadian police in December 2018 abruptly detained Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO, China-Canada relations were inevitably slipping into an awkward position.
As the lengthy extradition case of Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou enters its final stage, a Canadian judge on Thursday challenged the validity of U.S. claims against Meng at the latest court hearings in Vancouver, Canada.
Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei founder, is bracing for the final phase of her extradition hearings starting on August 4, which will decide whether or not she will be sent to the U.S. to face trial.
A court in Vancouver ruled on Wednesday that US prosecutors had satisfied an essential legal requirement needed to continue the extradition case of Meng Wanzhou.
Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou appeared on May 8 in a Canadian court for a pre-extradition hearing on financial fraud charges linked to Iran sanctions violations. The trial was ordered to set a timetable for Meng's upcoming extradition hearing, and her lawyers appealed for stay of proceedings based on three arguments.