A Huawei Executive Held In Canada Resolves Criminal Charges In A Deal With The U.S.

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Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of the Chinese communications giant, resolves charges against her as part of a deal with the Justice Department that could pave the way for her to return to China.
A Huawei Executive Held In Canada Resolves Criminal Charges In A Deal With The U.S.

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NEW YORK — A top executive of Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies has resolved criminal charges against her as part of a deal with the U.S. Justice Department that could pave the way for her to return to China and that concludes a case that roiled relations between Washington and Beijing.

The deal with Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer and the daughter of the company's founder, was disclosed in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday. It calls for the Justice Department to dismiss the case next December, or four years after her arrest, if she complies with certain conditions.

The deal, known as a deferred prosecution agreement, resolves a yearslong legal and geopolitical tussle that involved not only the U.S. and China but also Canada,…
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