"I was told [the US Justice Department] would continue," David McNaton, US Ambassador to Canada, told CNN on Monday. "We have no signs that they will not."
Huawei's CEO, Meng Wanzhou, has strained relations between Canada, the United States and China. He also raised questions about the extent to which the US government could undertake efforts to curb Huawei, which he regards as a threat to national security.
China's Foreign Ministry reiterated its request for the release of Meng. The United States and Canada have abused the extradition treaty.
Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunning told reporters at a regular briefing Tuesday that Canada "made a serious mistake at first," and Meng's case is not a "regular lawsuit." "We are also urging the United States to correct its mistakes and withdraw the arrest warrant for Mun Wangzhou," Hua said. Member States. The US government claims it has helped Huawei avoid US sanctions against Iran. A spokesman for the Canadian Justice Ministry said he has not yet received a full request for extradition from the United States. The deadline for submitting the official application is 30 January.
The US Department of Justice did not respond to a request for comment outside normal business hours.