The cases of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou and Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor are “completely different in essence” and Meng was the victim of “a political frame-up … designed to hobble Chinese high-tech companies,” China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told a press conference Monday, according to an official English-language transcript. Meng had been under house arrest in Vancouver, fighting a U.S. extradition warrant, since 2018. (The Logic)
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