All tagged Meng Wanzhou

US Slaps 13 Charges on Huawei, Executive Over Iran Sanctions Violations

◢ The US Justice Department on Monday unveiled sweeping charges against Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in two cases likely to ratchet up tensions between the two superpowers—including that of a top executive arrested in Canada on a US warrant. Meng’s case has sparked a major crisis between Beijing and Ottawa, which is accused of doing Washington’s bidding.

Huawei Exec Faces US Fraud Charges Linked to Iran, Court Hears

◢ Chinese telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking business dealings with Iran. Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada's Pacific coast city of Vancouver on December 1 while changing planes during a trip from Hong Kong to Mexico—ratcheting tensions between the United States and China just as the countries' leaders agreed a truce in their trade war.