China slams US ‘lies’ about Huawei’s government tieshome/Business/Top Business/China slams US ‘lies’ about Huawei’s government tiesBEIJING: China ramped up a war of words with the United States over Huawei on Friday, accusing Washington of spreading “lies” about the telecommunications giant thrust to the center of their escalating trade war. The fiery response came hours after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected Huawei’s denials that the Chinese company works with the Communist government. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said US politicians have spread rumors about Huawei without providing evidence. “If we made a deal, I can imagine Huawei being included in some form or some part of a trade deal,” he said. ‘Long March’Trump’s comments directly contradicted Pompeo, who earlier said Huawei and the trade issues were not linked.
Source: Manila Times May 24, 2019 17:02 UTC