07. December 2018 18:58 PM IS
A senior executive of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, who is being arrested in Canada, will appear in a court in Vancouver on Friday for a bail hearing on Friday a possible delivery to the United States is waiting.
Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, 46, also the daughter of the company founder, was arrested on December 1
The news shook the global stock markets due to fears that the move could escalate a trade war between the United States and China after On Thursday, a truce was agreed between President Donald Trump and Xi Jinping in Argentina.
Trump did not know about the arrest in advance, two US officials said Thursday in an apparent attempt to prevent the incident from settling for dispute resolution
Details of the case against Meng heard at the British Columbia Supreme Court remain meager.
Canada's Ministry of Justice has refused to provide details of the case, and Meng has imposed a ban on publication Restricting the ability of the media to report on the evidence or documents submitted in court.
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Friday that neither Canada nor the United States has provided China with evidence that Meng violated a law in these two countries and reiterated Beijing's demand for its release.
The bail hearing could only be a preparatory meeting to set a timetable, the lawyers said.
Crown lawyer is expected to argue that Meng poses a flight risk and should stay in a detention center, lawyers said. Meng's lawyers are being asked to provide evidence that she will not escape.
Huawei, which has confirmed the arrest of Meng, said Wednesday that "the company has received very little information about the charges and is not aware of Meng's wrongdoing."
A Huawei spokesman declined to give an opinion on Thursday and said Wednesday's statement is still up. [Huawei staff] told Reuters on Friday that Reuters had appointed chairman Liang Hua as deputy chairman after Meng's arrest.
Chinese state media have crushed Meng's detention, accusing the United States of trying to "stifle" Huawei and curb his global expansion.