China says creating its own blacklist of unreliable foreign firms, and the US is continuing its campaign to block Huawei on the world stage saying with the same dialogue that the company is operated by the Chinese government.
During IISS Shangri-la Dialogue in Singapore, Patrick Shanahan, acting US Defence Secretary Partick Shanahan told that Huawei is too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property, reported Reuters.
“Huawei is too close to the government,” Shanahan said at an Asian security summit in Singapore.
Two weeks ago, US Commerce Department’s decision to add Huawei and 70 affiliates on an “entity list” over national security concerns, an indirect way to restrict the company’s technology from entering the US market.
The US accuses Huawei that it uses network equipment to espionage country’s data and the company is being operated by the Chinese government. On the other hand, Huawei has always denied this allegation and said its equipment is completely secure and it has no connection with Chinse state government.