US Urges Allies To Utilise Western Tech Instead Of Huawei

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"It will be a setback for China's rise if Huawei, a high-tech giant among Chinese private enterprises, collapses under US pressure".

". President [Donald] Trump meeting Liu [is] a good sign as it suggests the U.S. is also participating in the talks in good faith", the daily noted.

A Chinese government statement says Meng broke no US or Canadian laws and demands her immediate release.

China has demanded her release and has warned of serious consequences for Canada if it fails to do so.

A statement by Global Affairs Canada says the government continues to be deeply concerned by the "arbitrary" detentions of Spavor and fellow Canadian Michael Kovrig, who was also arrested last month on similar allegations.

Since their detention late past year, Canada and much of the worldwide community have called for Kovrig and Spavor's release.

December 10: Two Canadians are detained separately in China in an apparent attempt to pressure Canada to release Meng.

January 14: A Chinese court sentences Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death in a drug smuggling case, overturning his 15-year sentence from November.

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January 15: China expresses strong dissatisfaction with Trudeau's criticism of the death sentence.

China is Canada's third-largest trading partner, followed by the US and European Union.

The call comes amid an escalating trade war between the USA and China, and a raft of criminal charges the United States launched against Huawei earlier this week.

Justin Trudeau, Canadian Prime Minister, has fired John McCallum, his Chinese representative, after the ambassador made various comments related to the contentious arrest of a Huawei official in December, claiming that she has a sturdy case to combat extradition.

Huawei has rejected the charges.

The United States wants to steer people away from Huawei towards Western products because of its concerns over the security of the Chinese company's technology, the USA envoy to the European Union said on Thursday.

Huawei is the world's largest supplier of telecommunications network equipment and second-biggest maker of smartphones.

January 29: China's foreign ministry says in a statement that Beijing will firmly defend its companies and urges the "stop the unreasonable crackdown on Chinese companies including Huawei".

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