World China foreign ministry says accusations against Huawei's Meng 'fabricated' - state media
Huawei Executive Meng Wanzhou Could Return to China After Reaching Deal With DOJ
The Justice Department submitted a letter saying it would address "a resolution of the charges against the defendant in this matter" at a hearing.Meng, Huawei's chief financial officer and daughter of the company's founder, has reached a resolution known as a deferred prosecution. In the deal, a defendant must agree to abide by certain conditions in exchange for the Justice Department ultimately dropping the case.
BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Accusations against China tech giant Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou have been "fabricated" and were aimed at suppressing the country's high-tech industries, state media said on Saturday, citing foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying.
After Meng was released and allowed to return to China from Canada following a U.S. extradition case, Hua described Meng's case as an "act of political persecution against Chinese citizens," the Communist Party newspaper People's Daily reported. (Reporting by Yew Lun Tian and David Stanway; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)
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The appeasement in Meng's case will now also invite further aggression. It is just one more disaster on an issue of vital significance, portending far worse.Ben Weingarten is a senior fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, fellow at the Claremont Institute and senior contributor to The Federalist. He is the author of American Ingrate: Ilhan Omar and the Progressive-Islamist Takeover of the Democratic Party (Bombardier, 2020). Ben is the founder and CEO of ChangeUp Media LLC, a media consulting and production company. Subscribe to his newsletter at bit.