China slams US "suppression" of Huawei after Pompeo announces new restrictions

China slams US "suppression" of Huawei after Pompeo announces new restrictions
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  • calendar-gray 18 August 2020

The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Tuesday slammed the recent US sanctions introduced against the country’s tech giant Huawei, APA reports citing Sputnik.

Speaking at a daily news briefing, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian urged the United States to stop discrediting Chinese companies.

The comment comes a day after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that Washington was introducing restrictions against three dozen of the company's affiliates in 21 countries.

On Monday, the US Commerce Department further tightened restrictions on Huawei’s access to American technology while also adding over three dozen of the company's affiliates in 21 countries to its economic blacklist.

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