The Chinese telecom giant Huawei confirmed today that it will defend itself against the US accusations and allegations against it, after the US authorities dropped the fraud charge against the company's chief financial officer, Ming Wanzhou, and released her from Canada.
"We will continue to defend ourselves against these allegations in the Eastern District of New York," the company was quoted by AFP as saying in a statement.
Meng was released during a court hearing in Vancouver, three years after she was placed under house arrest in Canada, where she faced possible extradition to the United States.
The decision came hours after US prosecutors announced an agreement to suspend and subsequently drop "fraud" charges against Meng.
Washington had accused Meng of "fraud and deceiving HSBC," noting that it had tried to hide that Huawei's Skycom subsidiary had violated US sanctions imposed on Iran.
Ming, 49, is the daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, billionaire Ren Jingfei.
It is noteworthy that Huawei has been subjected to great pressure and a series of measures from the US administration to limit its capabilities and superiority, including an attempt to prevent the company from selling its smartphones in the United States, following the publication of a report stating that the Chinese company has surpassed Apple in the production of these phones.