China’s foreign Ministry summoned the Ambassador of the USA in connection with the detention of the financial Director of Huawei

The Ministry has expressed protest of the diplomat and demanded from the United States to withdraw a warrant to arrest the Meng Wanzhou immediately.

Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of China Le Yucheng called on Sunday the US Ambassador to China and gave him a strict idea and expressed protest in connection with detention in Canada at the request of the U.S. financial Director of Huawei Meng Wanzhou. As they say in the message of the Chinese foreign Ministry, China requires the US to withdraw the warrant for the arrest of its citizen immediately.

“Such actions of the American side seriously violate the legitimate rights and interests of the Chinese citizen and are an extremely bad act. China expresses a strong protest in this regard, calls on the United States to respect the firm and fair position of the PRC, immediately take measures to correct the mistakes and cancel the warrant for the arrest of a Chinese citizen,” the words of the Deputy foreign Minister of the PRC are quoted in the message.
“China will develop further response steps in accordance with the actions of the American side,” said Le Yucheng.

Earlier on Saturday, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of China Le Yucheng at the meeting with the Сanadian Ambassador to China, demanded the immediate release of the financial Director of the Chinese company Huawei, as well as to ensure respect for the legitimate rights and interests of top managers. “Otherwise, it will necessarily entail serious consequences, for which the Сanadian side will be fully responsible,” Le Yucheng said.