Not everyone in the United States welcomed the deal, and many politicians see the move as a capitulation to the Chinese.
The IT Café The case of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer, has also been repeatedly reported, which is now likely to have reached an end point, easing some of the tensions between the United States and China.
Meng was arrested at Vancouver International Airport at the request of the United States in December 2018 on charges in the United States of trading with Iran between 2009 and 2014 through a front company in Hong Kong, in violation of the US-European embargo. The move sparked strong rejection from the Chinese government. US authorities later requested the extradition of the CEO, under Canadian supervision, who was restricted in his movements with a tracking device.
On Friday, it was revealed that the US Attorney’s Office had signed a “deferred criminal agreement” with Meng. In this regard, the CEO of Huawei took charge of his role in the conduct of the wrongdoing, so the United States no longer insists on his extradition and prosecution in the United States. However, the prosecution also said that there will be a trial in the case, the charges against Huawei will be upheld and the company’s representatives will have to defend themselves in court.
At the federal court hearing in Brooklyn, Meng appeared online and did not plead guilty.
Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei, has already left Canada on a plane bound for Shenzhen, according to the news.
Although neither the Chinese government nor Huawei has commented on the events so far, China has also interfered with news of the deal and released Canadian citizens arrested in retaliation in 2018 (this retaliation has been the Chinese government all along). Rejected) – the persons concerned have already traveled to Canada. Incidentally, one of them, businessman Michael Spavor, was sentenced to 11 years in prison for espionage last month, which sparked a Canadian outcry.