U.S. intelligence says Huawei funded by Chinese state security: report
Saturday 20/April/2019 - 05:48 PM
U.S. intelligence has accused Huawei Technologies of being funded by Chinese state security، The Times said on Saturday، adding to the list of allegations faced by the Chinese technology company in the West، according to "Reuters". The CIA accused Huawei of receiving funding from China’s National Security Commission، the People’s Liberation Army and a third branch of the Chinese state intelligence network، the British newspaper reported، citing a source.
Earlier this year، U.S. intelligence shared its claims with other members of the Five Eyes intelligence-sharing group، which includes Britain، Australia، Canada and New Zealand، according to the report bit.ly2KT7ztd.
Huawei dismissed the allegations in a statement cited by the newspaper.
“Huawei does not comment on unsubstantiated allegations backed up by zero evidence from anonymous sources،” a Huawei representative told The Times.
The company، the CIA and China’s Foreign Ministry did not respond immediately to requests for comment. Edited by: Ahmad El-Assasy