US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has down played any negative impact that the arrest of Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, might have on US-China talks. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has down played any negative impact that the arrest of Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, might have on US-China talks. Photo: AFP
Huawei

Robert Lighthizer, US trade representative, says Huawei case ‘totally separate’ from US-China talks

  • Lighthizer calls case a ‘criminal justice matter’ that should not impact negotiations
  • He understands how from ‘the Chinese perspective’ the high-profile arrest could have a negative impact

Topic |   Huawei
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has down played any negative impact that the arrest of Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, might have on US-China talks. Photo: AFP
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer has down played any negative impact that the arrest of Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, might have on US-China talks. Photo: AFP
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