Beijing News (Reporter Lu Yifu) In the early morning of January 21, Beijing time, Huawei issued a statement on Twitter about the hearing of Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case. Spokesman Benjamin Howes said that because the case is currently under review, Huawei should not Make specific comments on the proceedings that have taken place.
“We trust the Canadian justice system, which will prove Ms. Meng’s innocence. Huawei and Ms. Meng are in the same position for the pursuit of justice and freedom.
We hope that Ms. Meng will reunite with family, colleagues, and friends as soon as possible.” Benjamin Howes said.
On January 20th of the same day in Canada, the Supreme Court of British Columbia held a hearing on Meng Wanzhou’s extradition case.
Meng Wanzhou’s team of lawyers and the Canadian prosecutors will start an extradition case. Local media in Canada reported that the hearing is expected to last from January 20 to 24, but if the judge believes that Meng Wanzhou does not meet the extradition criteria, the hearing may end early.
The following is the original statement of Benjamin Howes:
Huawei has consistently stated like this in the case is before the court, it is inappropriate for us to give specific comments on the ongoing legal proceeding. We trust in Canada’s judicial system, which will prove Ms. Meng’s innocence. Huawei stands with Ms.Meng in her pursuit of justice and freedom. We hope Ms. Meng will be together with the family, colleges, and friends as soon as possible.