WASHINGTON (Reuters) – the President, Donald Trump has agreed to a meeting with the heads of leading technology companies such as Google, on Monday, to make “timely” decisions at the request of the AMERICAN companies to sell them on the black list, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, the White House said.
However, even if the Ceo’s of the companies invited to the timely licensing of the Department of Commerce,” the White House said in a statement, the leaders expressed “strong support” for the national security of restrictions on U.S. telecom and equipment purchases as well as sales to Huawei.
The meeting, which was earlier reported by Reuters, it was the ceos of Cisco, Intel Corp., Broadcom Inc., Qualcomm, Micron Technology, Inc., and Western Digital and Alphabet, Inc.’ s.
The meeting comes at a time of continued uncertainty about the future of the AMERICAN companies’ ties up with Huawei, the world’s largest telecoms-equipment-maker. It was placed on a U.S. blacklist in May, the government, citing national security concerns.
U.S. companies were relegated from the sale of the majority of north AMERICAN parts and components of the Smartphone, without a special license. But He said last month that the sale would continue while he was trying to re-start talks with Beijing.
Evidence of the new strategy in the direction of the Smartphone, it will be a long time coming.
On Monday, the leaders expressed dismay at the Commerce Department, Secretary Wilbur Ross, who was also present at the meeting, and for failing to provide clear guidance on the policies and direction of its sale to the Chinese company, according to a person briefed on the meeting. White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, and the Minister of finance, Steven Mnuchin, were also at the meeting, the person said.
Ross has said the licences will be issued where there is no threat to national security. Reuters reported last week that the United States was able to approve licences for companies to re-start a new business in a matter of weeks.
However, the Washington Post reported on Monday that Huawei was, in secret, helped North Korea with the construction and operation of a commercial wireless network.
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This can strengthen the China-hawks in the U.S. government that Huawei, as a true national security risk, more so than those of you who are looking for a more flexible policy to appease Beijing in the midst of the current trade relations between the world’s two largest economies.
The United States accuses Huawei of violating the Iran sanctions, and the theft of American intellectual property, causes of action, Huawei denies it. Washington has also lobbied the allied governments to keep Huawei out of their 5G networks, stating that the company’s products can be used as a spying tool for the Chinese government.
The White House said it is unfair international trade practices, and 5G technology, it was also discussed at the meeting on Monday.
Reporting by Alexandra Alper and David Shepardson; Writing by Alexandra Alper; editing by Rosalba O’brien and Leslie Adler