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Meng Wanzhou: Canadian Press and Chinese Companies

meng wanzhou: Meng is wanted in the U.S. on fraud related charges in connection with violating sanctions on Iran allegations China angrily dismisses as a politically motivated attack, according to National Observer. The U.S. Senate foreign-relations committee introduced a measure this week that commends Canada for arresting Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver to fulfil an American extradition request. Freeland's remarks in an email to The Canadian Press came hours after Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told a Beijing news conference his country would take all necessary measures to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad against deliberate political suppression. ; The latest round in Canada's diplomatic dispute with China came as a new poll was released Friday by the University of British Columbia that cast new light on the deterioration of Sino-Canadian relations since the Meng affair. The joint Republican and Democratic effort recognizes Canada for upholding the rule of law and expresses concern over actions by China in response to the U.S. request. Canada appreciates these bipartisan efforts in the U.S. Senate to pass a resolution echoing our call for the release of Mr. It calls on China to release Canadians Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig, who were jailed by Beijing authorities following Meng's arrest. ( As reported in the news.