US government sued by Huawei

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UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) — In an effort to lift the ban on federal agencies using the Chinese group’s products for national security reasons, Huawei announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against the US government.

The world’s largest telecom equipment maker Huawei said in a statement that it had filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal court to challenge an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the national defense law passed last year.

“The US Congress has repeatedly failed to produce evidence justifying the restrictions on Huawei products,” it said in the statement. “This ban is illegal and prevents Huawei from competing fairly,” said the Chinese firm.

The new version of the NDAA, which Beijing said was targeting China, institutes control over US government contracts with Chinese companies, including Huawei , and strengthens the role of the working group to review proposals from China . foreign investment in the United States.

Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer and daughter of company founder Ren Zhengfei, was arrested in Canada in December at the request of Washington. She regained freedom after paying bail, but remains under surveillance for possible extradition to the United States.

In recent months, Huawei has been in a difficult period, with equipment being considered as a potential means of espionage in Germany, Australia, Canada, the United States, France, New Zealand, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom. United.

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