WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives introduced bills on Tuesday to keep up strict limits on Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., is in the midst of concerns about the President when He’s relaxing of curbs on the Chinese company.
A FILE PHOTO of A Huawei digital signage is displayed on a store in Viña del Mar, Chile, July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido/File Photo
The legislation, among other things, bar the removal of the giant telecommunications equipment company, a us Department of Commerce, trade black-list of without House and Senate approval, and to allow Congress to deny permits were issued by U.S. companies that do business with the company.
The United States has accused Huawei of stealing U.s. intellectual property, and in violation of the Iran sanctions. The Republicans and the Democrats, with the support of the action, ” she said, looking at the company as well as a threat to the safety and security.
American companies are allowed to not be in the business of selling our enemies the tools they are using to spy on Americans,” the Republican Senator, Tom Cotton, is one of the co-sponsors, said in a statement.
The United States has placed the Smartphone in the us Department of Commerce, and the so-called Entity List, in May, on national security concerns. In the US the parts and components are no longer being sold, who is on the list, without a special license.
However, Trump, who is trying to revive trade relations with China, announced late last month that U.S. companies would be allowed to sell products of Huawei.
The Defense of the America’s 5G Future Act,” was introduced in the Senate by the Republicans-Cotton, Marco Rubio, and Mitt Romney, and Democrats Chris Van Run, Mark Warner and Richard Blumenthal.
A companion bill has been introduced in the House by Democratic Representatives and Jimmy Panetta, and Ruben Gallego and Republican Mark Gallagher, and Liz Cheney.
Washington has also launched a lobbying effort to persuade the allies to keep a Smartphone of the next generation, 5G communications infrastructure, with an indication of the concern of the company would be able to spy on the customers. Huawei denied the accusations against him.
A Chinese defense Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a news briefing in Beijing on Wednesday that the United States should immediately stop its “repression” of the Smartphone.
Geng said the relevant U.S. lawmakers, were “clinging to a Cold War mentality” in trying to contain China’s development, and that such actions have “severely damaged the United States’ national image.
Reporting by Patricia Zengerle; Additional reporting by Michael Martina in Beijing; Editing by Susan Thomas and Kim Coghill