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Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou returns to work in Shenzhen, after extradition drama - Global Times

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou returns to work in Shenzhen, after extradition drama - Global Times
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou returns to work in Shenzhen, after extradition drama - Global Times   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p><span class="caps">SHENZHEN</span>, China – Meng Wanzhou, <span class="caps">CFO</span> of Huawei Technologies, returned to work at the tech giant’s headquarters in Shenzhen on Monday after almost three years fighting extradition to the U.S. in Canada, state-backed Chinese newspaper Global Times reported.</p> <p>Meng, the daughter of Huawei’s founder Ren Zhengfei, completed three weeks of quarantine last week after returning to the southern city of Shenzhen where a crowd of well-wishers chanting patriotic slogans awaited her at the airport.</p> <p>“Over the last three years, although we have struggled, we have overcome obstacles and our team has fought with more and more courage,” she said in a speech at an internal company event that was circulated online.</p> <p>The extradition drama had been a central source of discord between Beijing and Washington, with Chinese officials signalling that the case had to be dropped to help end a diplomatic stalemate.</p> <p>Meng was detained in December 2018 in Vancouver after a New York court issued an arrest warrant, saying she tried to cover up attempts by Huawei-linked companies to sell equipment to Iran in breach of U.S. sanctions.</p> <p>She was allowed to go home after reaching an agreement https://www.reuters.com/technology/huawei-cfo-meng-appear-court-expected-reach-agreement-with-us-source-2021-09-24 with U.S. prosecutors last month to end a bank fraud case against her.</p> <p/> </div>