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Meng Wanzhou: Vancouver Newspaper

meng wanzhou: McCallum was quoted in a Vancouver newspaper as saying it would be great for Canada if the United States dropped its extradition request for Meng Wanzhou, the Huawei executive who was detained in Vancouver last month, according to CTV. Why is Huawei controversial He told Star Metro Vancouver on Friday that if the U.S. and China reach an agreement on Meng's case, the deal should include the release of Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, two Canadians currently detained in China for what many analysts say is revenge for the detention of Meng. The prime minister's office announced Saturday that ambassador John McCallum had been told to hand in his resignation -- just hours after he weighed in on a high-stakes extradition case for the second time in less than a week. We have to make sure that if the U.S. does such a deal, it also includes the release of our two people. That comment followed a statement McCallum issued Thursday, saying he misspoke earlier in the week when he discussed Meng's case with a group of Chinese-language journalists in Toronto, listing several arguments he thought could help her legal fight against extradition. And the U.S. is highly aware of that, McCallum told the Star. ( As reported in the news.