Chinese Ambassador to Canada, Kang Pei, It struck Ottawa and Washington on Wednesday for arrest Finance Director of Chinese technology company Hawaii, At the request of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Meng Wancho.
In an article published inThe Hill Times‘, The diplomat called the case “political.” Because, according to him, the United States “did not waste time repressing Huawei, launching misinformation and forcing its allies to ignore Huawei, which is a blatant practice.”
Also, pay The U.S. government believes the incident was “discovered to suppress Chinese high-tech companies and hinder the growth of Asian companies.” And maintains that Canada uses its neighbor in this matter.
“Canada only accepts hot potatoes, which causes great anger among the Chinese people.” The diplomat said this while extracting Meng’s investigation into China’s court rulings against Canadian citizens Michael Spear and Robert Schellenberg.
“If Canadian citizens are suspected of crimes and the evidence is credible and sufficient,” Competent Chinese officials handle cases according to the law and fully defend their legitimate rights. “He commented.
In this sense, he rejected the criticism of these sentences and promised that Canada would be an “ally” of the United States. “This is really hostage diplomacy and arbitrary prevention”, He noted.
“The use of the judiciary by the United States as a tool of intimidation to achieve political ends is not only inconsistent with the spirit of the law, it is the ultimate slander against it,” he declared. He urged the Government of Canada to release the administration.
Last week The trial over the extradition of CFOs in Canada is set to conclude in the coming months. A few days ago, justice China upheld the death sentence handed down against Schellenberg For drug trafficking And was sentenced to 11 years in prison for spying for Spare And the illegal provision of state secrets abroad.
Meng was arrested at Vancouver Airport in 2018 at the request of the U.S. Attorney’s Office. He spoke about Hawaii’s business with Iran and accused HSBC of lying to the company during a meeting with a senior official at the bank.
Meng’s arrest marked a turning point in China’s relations with the United States and Canada. These countries have linked Meng’s case with Schellenberg and Spear in retaliation for Beijing.
(With Europa Press information)
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