Canadian authorities have taken on the initiative of the United States, the financial boss of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. According to the canadian Ministry of justice, Meng Wanzhou has been on the weekend in Vancouver arrested. The United States would require the top Manager to deliver.

For Friday is a hearing scheduled, whether or not Meng Wanzhou could be placed on bail. According to media reports, the daughter of Huawei is laid-founder Ren Zhengfei to the load, to have counter-sanctions breach, which had imposed by the USA against Iran.

The “Wall Street Journal” had reported in April, the U.S. Department of justice, would lead to investigations against Huawei. The authorities suspected the company, therefore, is to have at least two years in American-made products in Iran and other U.S.-sanctioned countries for export.

China demands release

The arrest brings new stresses in the recently improved relationship between the United States and China. The Chinese Embassy responded with a sharp Protest against the two countries and spoke of a human rights violation. The Manager must be released immediately. You did not violate any canadian, even against U.S. law.

Huawei confirmed the arrest of Meng in a Statement. The group but I only get a few information about what is going to be accused of a Manager and him not fail to be known. Huawei think with all laws and regulations, including export controls and sanctions of the United Nations, as well as the USA and the EU.

Huawei is one of the world’s largest provider of telecommunications equipment and services in the area. This year, the Chinese company Apple overtook as the second biggest mobile phone manufacturer in the world and the market leader Samsung is on the heels.

In several countries, Huawei is accused of, however, is too close to the Chinese government. The United States and other Western countries see Huawei as a threat to their cyber security and fear, the technology of the group could be a conduit for Chinese espionage.

Kevin Chung studied literature in Seoul. He is interested in various areas. He can be reached at or 82-2-6956-6698.