Meng Wanzhou, chief of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Telecommunications, in Vancouver, Canada, was arrested on December 1 and faced with an extradition request from the United States, the Canadian Ministry of Justice informed AFP on Wednesday.
"Meng Wanzhou was detained on December 1 of Vancouver and the United States is seeking extradition," said Ian McLeod, a Canadian spokeswoman for the Justice Ministry, in a statement on AFP. Globe and mail The United States allegedly violated the penalties imposed by Meng Wanzhou in Iran.
Wanzhou, daughter of the Huawei founder, has filed a court trial on Friday.
US authorities are investigating Huawei at least since 2016, when products produced in that country are sent to Iran, violating Washington's laws and sanctions, sources say Reuters April
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