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U.S. charges against Meng Wanzhou are ‘unfair and immoral,’ says Chinese government spokesman

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The diplomatic dispute between Canada and China heated up today after U.S. officials filed charges against Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou. Aaron McArthur has more on what's next – Jan 28, 2019

The U.S. government’s indictments against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are unfair and immoral, a spokesman for China’s industry and information technology ministry said on Tuesday.

The U.S. Justice Department charged Huawei and its chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhou, on Monday with conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran by doing business with Tehran through a subsidiary it tried to hide.

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Meng Wanzhou made ‘false statements’ about Huawei operations in Iran: officials – Jan 28, 2019

Separately, it said Huawei also stole robotic technology from carrier T-Mobile US Inc.

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Wen Ku, a senior information and communications officer at the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, or MIIT, told a news conference in Beijing the indictments were “unfair and immoral.”

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