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China urges immediate release of Huawei CFO

Reuters Beijing, China Dec 06, 2018, 05.21 PM (IST)

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday firmly opposed the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in Vancouver, Canada and urged an immediate release of her. Geng Shuang, the spokesman of the Chinese Foreign Ministry, made the remarks at a regular press briefing in Beijing. Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada at the request of the United States and the U.S. is seeking her extradition.