Ottawa — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said his government had no involvement in the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a top executive of Chinese technology giant Huawei, who was detained at Vancouver airport. Trudeau said Ottawa had been given a few days’ advance notice about the plan to arrest Meng Wanzhou, who faces extradition to the US. He declined to give further details, given that Meng faces a bail hearing on Friday. She is the Chinese company’s global chief financial officer and the daughter of the company’s founder, Ren Zhengfei. The news of her arrest, which is threatening to escalate into a major diplomatic incident, hit global stock markets already nervous about increased tension between the US and China. It also prompted experts to predict that Beijing would retaliate against Canada. “The appropriate authorities took the decisions in this case without any political involvement or interference ... we were advised by them with a few days’ notice that this was ...

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