(Ottawa) Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s husband and two children have received permission from the Canadian government to come from China to visit her at her Vancouver home, where she is assigned during her extradition hearings .
The CTV network confirmed this information to the government on Wednesday, which had been put forward a day earlier by the businesswoman’s lawyers during a hearing in a court in British Columbia.
Meng Wanzhou’s family was able to enter Canada under an exemption granted by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, according to a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to the English-language media.
The Canadian border is closed to foreign travelers, unless they are visiting immediate family members who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents – which is not the case with the number two of the Chinese telecommunications giant. Huawei.
On the other hand, a foreigner whose immediate family member “resides temporarily in Canada as a worker, visitor, student or protected person” can be exempted and enter the country if he has a written authorization, stipulate the migration rules. Canadian laws in effect during COVID-19.
Since his arrest on Canadian soil at the request of the United States, the 1er December 2018, Meng Wanzhou is assigned to her opulent Vancouver residence. In the days following his arrest, the Chinese regime arrested two Canadian nationals, Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor.
The two men have been detained in China for more than two years now. They are entitled to brief consular visits once a month, but they do not have access to a lawyer, let alone receive members of their families.