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Justice department issues order to start Huawei executive’s extradition hearing

By Jolson Lim & Neil Moss      

The department had until tonight to issue an order—called an authority to proceed—that would allow for an extradition hearing in British Columbia Supreme Court.

The flag of the People's Republic of China flies at its embassy in Ottawa in early January. Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou faces likely extradition to the U.S. to face criminal charges. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Canada’s Department of Justice has issued an order that will formally commence the extradition proceeding for Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who is facing criminal charges in the United States.

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