China calls proposed U.S. legislation against Huawei, ZTE "hysteria"

China calls proposed U.S. legislation against Huawei, ZTE

We hope these matters can be resolved shortly and note Huawei's own willingness to reassure governments about its role and activities.

A number of countries have barred Huawei from participating in the out-building of their fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks, and the European Union is warning governments about potential security risks posed by collaborating with Chinese firms following the arrest of a Huawei employee in Poland charged with espionage.

The shift by the national market leaders, both partly state owned, followed Huawei's exclusion on national security grounds by some U.S. allies, led by Australia, from building their fifth-generation (5G) mobile networks.

"If the Canadian government does ban Huawei from participating in the 5G network, then as for what kind of repercussions there will be, I am not sure, but I believe there will be repercussions, " he told reporters in Ottawa.

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei and the daughter of founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Canada last month at the request of the us government.

Meanwhile, as President Donald Trump considers an executive order that would bar U.S. companies from using equipment made by Huawei, ZTE and other Chinese telecommunications firms, a group of lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban Chinese telecommunications companies from buying chips and components made in the U.S., Reuters reports.

She is now held under house arrest in Vancouver.

"It is understandable that Canada is a little anxious, but we hope it will avoid speaking freely without thinking because its reputation and image would be badly damaged by such behaviours", Hua said.

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"Huawei has stolen that technology".

Lu said when Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland went to the World Economic Forum in Davos next week she should avoid "microphone diplomacy" and not try to rally support.

Canada has embarked on a campaign with allies to win the release of former diplomat Michael Kovrig and entrepreneur Michael Spavor, who were detained 10 days after Meng's arrest.

A third man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, saw his sentence in a drug case raised to a death penalty, rather than a prison term.

He also warned Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to back off from his efforts to recruit additional worldwide support in Canada's feud with China.

The proposed law and investigation are two of several challenges that Huawei, the world's biggest telecommunications equipment maker, faces in the US market.

A widening federal probe of China's Huawei Technologies Co. could spark renewed tensions between Washington and Beijing at a critical juncture in their negotiations to end the trade war.

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