China has warned Canada "serious consequences" if it did not immediately release the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of telecommunications company Huawei (CFO), calling the case "extremely evil".
Detained person and seriously protect their legitimate legitimate rights, otherwise Canada must take full responsibility for the serious consequences, "said a statement released by the Chinese Foreign Ministry on Saturday
Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Huawei and daughter of the founder was arrested in Canada on 1 December and faces extradition to the United States.
The US claims that the 46-year-old executive hid her company's connections to a company that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions.
If surrendered to the United States, Meng could be charged with conspiring to cheat several financial institutions, with a maximum penalty of 30 years for every charge.
Canada's arrest of Meng in required places US Deputy Secretary of State Le Yucheng was a heavyweight when she changed planes in Vancouver egender infringement of their rights.
The step of "ignoring the law was unreasonable" and was by nature "extremely" nasty, "he added.
On Friday, a Canadian court heard the extradition lawsuit, but after nearly six hours of argumentation and counter-arguments The case will be heard on Monday.
The Office of Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland did not respond immediately on Saturday.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau continued to tell reporters on the question of a possible Chinese setback after Meng's arrest Friday that Canada has a very good relationship with Beijing.
"There is likely to be a deep Chinese freeze on visits and high-level exchanges." David Mulroney, former Canadian ambassador to China, said on Friday.
"The ability to talk about free trade will be in the icebox for a while esteckt. But we have to live with that. That's the price when you're dealing with a country like China. "
Meng's arrest happened on the day that US President Donald Trump and Chinese Xi Jinping met in Argentina to look for ways to solve an escalating trade war between the two largest economies in the world.
The news of their arrest has stirred up the stock markets and condemned by the Chinese authorities, although Trump and its top economic advisors have downplayed its importance for trade talks after the two A spokesman for Huawei said on Friday, the company "has every confidence that the Canadian and US legal systems will draw the right conclusion."
The company has stated that it is all