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China calls detention of Huawei exec 'vile in nature'

A profile of Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou is displayed on a Huawei computer at a Huawei store in Beijing, China, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Ng Han Guan

China has summoned the Canadian ambassador to protest the detention of a top executive of leading Chinese tech giant Huawei, calling it “unreasonable, unconscionable, and vile in nature” and warning of “grave consequences” if she is not released.

A report by the official Xinhua News Agency carried on the Foreign Ministry’s website says Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng had called in Ambassador John McCallum on Saturday over the holding of Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who is reportedly suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran.

Huawei is the biggest global supplier of network gear for phone and internet companies and has been the target of deepening U.S. security concerns. The U.S. has pressured European countries and other allies to limit use of its technology.

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lmao vile in nature they’re one to talk. What about alll the dissidents and political prisoners jailed for no reason

December 08, 2018 at 9:55 pm

If you stop shopping at Walmart you would bankrupt China in less than two weeks. Everything within the walls of Walmart is made in China……….I mean everything. You send them your money…….they’ll send bullets in return……….think about it you yuppies.

December 08, 2018 at 10:16 pm