China's foreign Ministry urged on Wednesday, as the release of the chief financial officer of the Telecom giant Huawei, Meng Wanzhou. To ask for Considerations of the US President, Donald Trump, to intervene in the legal process perhaps, in order to reach an agreement in the trade dispute with Beijing, said outer amtsspr cher, Lu Kang, China would welcome it if American officials are "positive efforts" the company wanted. Beijing had suspected from the beginning the political manoeuvres of the United States because of the ongoing trade war behind the arrest, while Canada's government protested that the policy had nothing to do with it.
The case received additional poignancy by the arrest of a former canadian diplomat in China, which has been widely regarded as a Chinese retaliatory measure. Michael Kovrig, in the North-East Asia expert of the non-governmental International Crisis Group, was detained according to information from the organization on Monday by agents of the Beijing state security.
The outer amtsspr cher, did not want to confirm the arrest for the time being. "I currently have no relevant information." He pointed out, however, that Crisis Group "was not registered in China legally," and their activities in China illegally. The canadian government confirmed the arrest and was "deeply concerned". There is contact to the Chinese authorities. During the Rätselratens about the whereabouts of the Ex-diplomats a court in Vancouver, Canada, agreed to on Tuesday after three days of hearings on a request by the defender of the Huawei chief financial officer, subject to conditions, for the time being. Meng Wanzhou a Deposit of 10 million canadian dollars (6.6 million euros).
the 46-year-old Meng Wanzhou is required to provide different Chinese and Hong Kong passports. In addition, you must carry an electronic device for tracking and round-the-clock by a security guard to oversee, for the you paid. Wanzhou is allowed to move only in a certain part of Vancouver.
accusation: break-up of the Iran sanctions The Manager was on 1. December, at the instigation of the US authorities in Canada arrested. It is accused by U.S. investigators to have an unofficial daughter company called Skycom business with Iran and against sanctions failed. She also is accused of making false statements to banks. In the case of a conviction in the USA, you would threaten according to the charges, 30 years in prison for "conspiracy to fraud on the part of financial institutions". Huawei expressed the hope for a quick resolution of the case. "We have full confidence that the canadian and American legal system will reach a just conclusion in the following procedure," said a spokeswoman. Huawei keep to all laws and regulations of the countries in which the companies operate - including export controls and sanctions of the United Nations, the United States and the European Union.
The case charged to the relations of China to the United States and Canada. In the financial markets, Concerns about a renewed escalation of the trade dispute between Beijing and Washington began to rise. Trump and China's state and party chief Xi Jinping had on the day of the arrest on 1. December after the conclusion of the G20 summit of major economic powers in Buenos Aires on a 90-day "truce" agreed to negotiate a solution. (aqie/sda)
Created: 12.12.2018, 11:02 PM