China calls for re­lease of tech exec

The Columbus Dispatch - - Front Page - By Joe Mc­Don­ald and Rob Gillies

BEI­JING — China on Thurs­day de­manded that Canada re­lease an ex­ec­u­tive of Chi­nese tech gi­ant Huawei who was ar­rested in a case that com­pounds ten­sions with the U.S. and threat­ens to com­pli­cate trade talks.

Meng Wanzhou, chief fi­nan­cial of­fi­cer of Huawei Tech­nolo­gies Ltd., faces pos­si­ble ex­tra­di­tion to the United States, ac­cord­ing to Cana­dian au­thor­i­ties. The Globe and Mail news­pa­per, cit­ing law en­force­ment sources, said she is sus­pected of try­ing to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. Meng

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