"It will be a setback for China's rise if Huawei, a high-tech giant among Chinese private enterprises, collapses under US pressure".
China insists that Canada released Meng immediately but Ottawa says it can not interfere in the matter. Former diplomat Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who runs tours to North Korea, are taken into custody on suspicion of engaging in activities that endanger national security.
December 8-9: China summons Canadian Ambassador John McCallum and U.S. Ambassador Terry Branstad on successive weekend days to warn of "grave consequences" if Meng is not released and demand the U.S. cancel its order for her arrest.
Previously, McCallum claimed to the media that Meng has some sturdy debates that she can make in front of a judge when it comes to combating her extradition, mentioning statements from Donald Trump (US President), and the type of the approvals. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says "we are deeply concerned by the arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities of two Canadians earlier this month and call for their immediate release".
Another Canadian, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, received a death sentence for a previous drug smuggling conviction, a harsher penalty than the 15 years of imprisonment he'd already been given.
Huawei is a strong presence in the world's technological sector.
"In 5G Huawei is the world leader", he said.
"For us it just isn't an issue".
"While we have had some challenging times over the years, Huawei Australia has continued to go from strength to strength, becoming Australia's largest provider of wireless technology and serving more than half the Australian population".
China is Canada's third-largest trading partner, followed by the US and European Union.
As the U.S. Department of Justice unsealed 23 criminal charges in two cases against Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Monday, the media - mostly government backed - in Beijing on Wednesday suggested the Xi Jinping government to push for negotiations with Washington.
The felony charges against Huawei won't help Trump's plan to get China to cry uncle and drop tariffs on American-made vehicles.
Huawei Australia chairman John Lord this week said the company was being unfairly targeted.