US flag in front of the Ministry of justice in Washington. © AFP 2018 / Andrew Caballero-Reynolds
WASHINGTON, 10 Oct – RIA Novosti. Belgium was extradited to the USA of the employee of the Ministry of internal security of the PRC, the U.S. justice Department charging him with economic espionage, the justice Ministry announced on Wednesday.
Xu Yanjun, also known by the names Qiu Hui and Zhang Hui, is accused of conspiracy to commit economic espionage and theft of trade secrets from several American companies related to aerospace and aviation industry.
The Ministry of justice claim that the man is “a member of the Chinese intelligence” and is Deputy of a Department of security Department of Jiangsu province.