The Supreme court of British Columbia (Canada) may 27, ruled that the extradition procedure, financial Director of Huawei Meng Wanzhou in the United States should continue, said channel CBC.
Protection of man Wanzhou insisted that the case to be closed because a woman did not violate canadian laws. In USA it is suspected in funds transfers to countries under U.S. sanctions, in particular in Iran. However, Canada has not imposed sanctions against Iran, said the lawyers.
Judge Heather Holmes came to the conclusion that the essence of the alleged offence man Wanzhou – fraud, and it is an offence not only American, but according to canadian law. Waiver of extradition proceedings would call into question the ability of Canada to fulfill its international obligations, the court ruled in British Columbia.
Prior to the hearing of man and Wanzhou, her lawyers were in high spirits and with a smile posed on the courthouse steps. After the decision of the Vice President for corporate Affairs at Huawei, Huawei Canada Alikhan Velshi stated that the proceedings on the subject matter will be lengthy and that the Treasurer will justify.
Man of Anjou, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Jenvey, was detained on 1 December 2018 at the Vancouver airport. 11 December, she was released on bail of 10 million canadian dollars ($7.5 million) and banned from leaving Vancouver.
She was charged with illicit transactions through the Bank HSBC, the US is seeking to extradite her.
The Chinese authorities called on Canada to remove the arrest from Meng Wanzhou. 11 December 2018, it became known about detention in China by former canadian diplomat Michael Kovriga, who is an employee of a non-governmental organization International Crisis Group. December 13, the Chinese authorities announced the arrest of Michael Spavor, businessman, with close ties with North Korea. Men accused of harming state security of China.
USA in 2019 imposed sanctions against Huawei, in may 2020, the President, Donald trump has extended them for a year.