Compares arrest to kidnapping
China’s state-run newspaper claims the arrest of a Chinese CFO in Canada, at the request of U. S. authorities, is “basically a kidnapping” and even a declaration of war.
Meng Wanzhou’s Saturday arrest was reportedly at the behest of the United States over federal charges of violating Iran sanctions and she could even be extradited to New York to face those charges.
“Without any solid evidence, the Canadian and U. S. governments trampled on international law by basically ‘kidnapping’ Chinese citizen Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei,” said the Global Times . “The China-U.

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