China calls for release of arrested Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, detained in Canada on U.S. extradition charges

China calls for release of arrested Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, detained in Canada on U.S. extradition charges

BEIJING — China demanded the release of a senior executive at tech giant Huawei Technologies after she was detained in Canada on extradition charges to the U.S.

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer and daughter of the company’s founder Ren Zhengfei, spooked investors with U.S. stocks tumbling on fears of a flare-up in Chinese-U.S. tensions.

via NBC China calls for release of arrested Huawei CFO, Meng Wanzhou, detained in Canada on U.S. extradition charges