Huawei information software in Canada to remain extradition of CFO

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FILE PHOTO: Huawei Applied sciences Chief Monetary Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her dwelling to seem in British Columbia supreme court docket for a listening to, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada September 30, 2019. Information/Lindsey Wasson

(Information) – Huawei Applied sciences Co Ltd attorneys have filed an software to a Canadian court docket to right away keep the extradition proceedings of the corporate’s Chief Monetary Officer Meng Wanzhou to the USA, an organization spokesman mentioned on Wednesday.

Huawei spokesman Benjamin Howes instructed Information in an e mail the extradition fails to fulfill Canadian requirements of double criminality.

Meng, 47, was arrested on the Vancouver Worldwide Airport on Dec. 1 on the request of the USA, the place she is charged with financial institution fraud and accused of deceptive the financial institution HSBC about Huawei Applied sciences’ enterprise in Iran. She has mentioned she is harmless and is combating extradition.

Reporting by Moira Warburton in Toronto; Enhancing by Denny Thomas and Chris Reese