Listen Live
    A logo of Huawei retail shop

    Huawei Slams US Decision to Ban More Affiliates as ‘Politically Motivated’

    © AP Photo / Andy Wong
    Get short URL

    BRUSSELS (Sputnik) - Chinese technology giant Huawei on Monday criticized the United States for adding extra 46 subsidiaries of the company to its blacklist, saying the decision was politically motivated.

    Earlier in the day, the US Department of Commerce said that the United States added 46 affiliates of Huawei to its sanctions list, barring them from trading with US firms.

    "It's clear that this decision, made at this particular time, is politically motivated and has nothing to do with national security," Huawei said in a statement.

    It argued that the ban was not in the interest of US companies and urged Washington to "put an end to this unjust treatment," warning that attempts to suppress it "won't help the United States achieve technological leadership."

    The ban was suspended until this Monday to give US businesses time to transition away from Huawei products. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced that the reprieve would be extended until November 18.


    Huawei Slams 'False' Report About Its Employees Allegedly Aiding African States to Spy on Opposition
    US Ban on Huawei Shrugged Off in Southeast Asia as Washington Locked in Trade War With China
    US Might Give Huawei 90 More Days to Purchase From American Companies - Reports
    ban, subsidiary, United States, Huawei
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik