The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it has agreed to a judicial deal with Vice Chairman Meng Wanzhou of Huawei, a major Chinese telecommunications equipment manufacturer arrested in Canada and charged with fraud in the United States. I left for China.



Immediately after this, Canada revealed that two Canadians sentenced to prison in China had left China, and one of the problems between the United States and China that involved Canada was set to be resolved.

Huawei's Vice Chairman Meng Yanfune was arrested in Canada at the request of the United States in December 2018 for dealing with Iran, which is imposing economic sanctions, and was charged with fraud and other charges. Court has heard whether to hand over Meng's identity to the United States.



Under these circumstances, the U.S. Department of Justice said on the 24th that it had agreed on a judicial transaction to postpone prosecution on the condition that Vice Chairman Meng admitted that he had given a misleading explanation to financial institutions about the transaction with Iran, and went to Canada. Announced that it has withdrawn the request for delivery of personality.



In response, a Canadian court terminated the hearing, and Vice Chairman Meng, who was under surveillance at his home in Vancouver, left for China on the 24th.



Shortly after this, Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau held a press conference, revealing that two Canadians, including Canadian Michael Spava, who had been sentenced to prison in China, were released and will return home on the 25th.



The two have been perceived as retaliation by the Chinese side because they were detained in China after Vice Chairman Meng was arrested.



China's state-run Xinhua News Agency said, "Vice Chairman Meng will return to his homeland due to the constant efforts of the Chinese government," suggesting that some sort of negotiations may have taken place between the United States and China.



One of the problems between the United States and China that involved Canada will be resolved, but the Biden administration sees Huawei as a security threat and tightens regulations, and the conflict between the United States and China over Huawei Will continue in the future.

Vice Chairman Huawei leaving Canada

An electronic version of the state-owned China Central Television video footage of Huawei's Vice Chairman Meng Wanzhou at the airport just before leaving Canada.



Vice Chairman Meng heads to the boarding gate with the people involved in the Chinese embassy, ​​hugs the woman who seems to be related people with tears, and tells the woman "Don't cry" in Chinese.



After that, Huawei officials revealed the content of the text that Vice Chairman Meng sent to his friends on the plane using Chinese SNS.



In this, Vice Chairman Meng said about the three years he spent in Canada, "I can't say any words in the days when I wandered day and night. I didn't know where the way back was."



"I am grateful to my dear Motherland, the party, and the government. The glittering red color of China has ignited the beliefs in my heart, lit up the dark times of my life, and led me home." , I thanked him repeatedly for the fact that he was able to return to Japan with the help of the Chinese government.



Huawei also issued a statement on the 25th, saying, "I am looking forward to Vice Chairman Meng returning home safely and reuniting with his family." We will protect our rights. "



Zhao Lijian, a spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, posted on the Chinese version of Twitter Weibo on the 25th that he "welcomes his return."

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