Huawei executive due to appear in Vancouver court for bail hearng

Huawei executive due to appear in Vancouver court for bail hearng
VANCOUVER -- A Chinese telecommunications executive who was arrested after an extradition request from the United States is scheduled to appear in a Vancouver court for a bail hearing today.

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, was arrested Saturday while in transit at Vancouver s airport.

The company says she faces extradition to the United States on unspecified charges.

Chinese officials have expressed concern about the arrest, with the Chinese Embassy in Ottawa calling it as a serious violation of human rights, while Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang has said Canadian officials should reveal their reasoning for the arrest.
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