It could be years though before she is ever sent to the United States, since Canada's slow-moving justice system allows many decisions to be appealed.
The 47-year-old businesswoman was changing planes in Vancouver in December when she was detained at Washington's request on suspicion of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran - sparking arrests of Canadians in China that were seen as retaliatory.
It goes on to say the decision follows a "thorough and diligent review" of the evidence in this case.
The U.S. Department of Justice has laid out 13 criminal counts of conspiracy, fraud and obstruction against Huawei and Meng, who is the daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei.
Meng's lawyers said she maintains her innocence and called the extradition request an abuse of the processes of law, Reuters reports.
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"The requesting state, in this case the United States, would need to demonstrate the case that they have for taking Ms. Meng's trial in the United States", Edelmann adds.
If a judge is satisfied with the evidence presented during the extradition hearing, he or she will authorise the individual be committed for extradition. The court will also schedule the date for the extradition hearing.
A spokesman for the Canadian justice ministry declined to comment.Читайте также: Jurgen Klopp issues injury update on Roberto Firmino
Ultimately, Justice Minister David Lametti must decide whether Meng is extradited, which is why his department said that he will not comment on the facts of the case. The allegations must also be considered to have "dual criminality" - meaning the actions are considered criminal in both the USA and Canada.
Meng was arrested on December 1 while she was transferring flights at YVR.
The Canadian government says it will allow an extradition hearing to proceed against the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, who was detained late previous year. In the Meng case, there will be a moment when a political decision needs to be taken ...
"I believe fair-minded people can tell right from wrong", Lu said Friday during the ministry's daily news conference.
Former justice minister and attorney-general Jody Wilson-Raybould said Mr. Trudeau and senior officials in the Prime Minister's Office inappropriately pressed her to help the construction giant avoid a corruption and bribery trial.
A third Canadian, meanwhile, had his sentence for drug trafficking upped from 15 years in prison to death row.
Meng was then released on bail.
In the days following Meng's arrest, China arrested two Canadians in moves Western analysts interpret as attempts to pressure Canada into releasing her.
Ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig and businessman Michael Spavor were both detained in China in mid-December on accusations of harming national security.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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