China called lodged a «strong protest» over the arrest in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, a Huawei executive, and said the U. S. should withdraw its arrest warrant.
China’s foreign ministry called in the U. S. ambassador on Sunday to lodge a «strong protest» over the arrest in Canada of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer, and said the United States should withdraw its arrest warrant.
Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s global chief financial officer, was arrested in Canada on Dec. 1 and faces extradition to the United States, which alleges that she covered up her company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions.
The executive is also the daughter of the founder of Huawei.
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told U. S. ambassador Terry Branstad that the United States had made an «unreasonable demand» on Canada to detain Meng while she was passing through Vancouver, China’s Foreign Ministry said.

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