No justification for suspension of proceedings against Meng’s delivery: Attorney General


Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou left the British Columbia Supreme Court during a break from a surrender hearing in Vancouver on August 5, 2021. (Canadian Press / Darryl Dyck)

Vancouver — A lawyer representing Canada’s Attorney General states that the United States has acted gracefully in a case of surrender to Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou.

Monica Rahman has a “very high” standard in the British Columbia Supreme Court about what evidence the United States should submit when claiming surrender, and the lack of evidence suspends the proceedings. He said he would not justify it.

Meng’s lawyer states that the United States misunderstood the evidence and omitted other information in order to substantiate the fraud case.

The legal debate is expected to be the last to reach Meng’s actual hearing or delivery hearing expected next week.

She has been accused of fraudulently misrepresenting Huawei’s relationship with other companies and putting HSBC at risk of violating US sanctions against Iran, accusing both Meng and Huawei of denying it. doing.

Meng, who was arrested at Vancouver’s airport in December 2018, remains on bail and lives in one of his homes in Vancouver.

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