VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Lawyers for Huawei Technologies Co. executive Meng Wanzhou argued in a Canadian court against her extradition to the U.S., saying the sanctions against Iran that she is accused of violating aren’t enforced in Canada.

“Canada permits banks to do business with Iran. It is no crime in Canada,” Ms. Meng’s lawyer Eric Gottardi told a packed courtroom on the first day of her extradition hearing in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

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