Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on the trial of tech giant Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mıng Vancou. He said they would not bow to China’s pressure.
Trudeau said he thought China could give up by applying enough pressure, but they would not bow to pressure.
Stressing that they do not believe in coercive diplomacy, Trudeau said, “Actually, if you start to succumb to this kind of pressure, we really believe that you will put yourself in a worse situation in the long run. The crisis between the two countries started with the arrest of Huawei CFO.
Diplomatic crisis between Canada and China, Chinese tech giant Huawei. Daughter of owner Ren Zhengfei and CFO of the company Mıng Vancou.
It began with the arrest on December 1, 2018, on a flight to Mexico at Canada’s Vancouver Airport, on the grounds that the US was fraudulent to circumvent Iran sanctions.
After the 3-day trial in Vancouver, the court ordered that Mıng be released on a $ 10 million bail.
China had retaliated by arresting two Canadians. Following Mıng’s arrest, China seized former Canadian diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneurial businessman Michael Spavor. He had arrested for allegedly engaging in activities that endanger China’s national security.
China also retried another Canadian citizen, Robert Schellenberg, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2016 for the drug trafficking case, and sentenced him to death on the same days. China also stopped importing canola plants and meat imports from Canada for the same reason.