Huawei wishes to sign ‘no-spy’ pacts with governments: Chairman


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Huawei wishes to sign ‘no-spy’ pacts with governments: Chairman

On Tuesday, the 14th of May 2019, Chairman of the largest telecommunication equipment maker of the world, Huawei Technologies, had said that the company had been willing to sign a ‘no-spy’ accord with the governments including United Kingdom, while US pressures had been mounting on European nations to eschew the telco firm over concerns of conducting espionage on behalf of Beijing.

Latest amid a string of defensive comments of Huawei Technologies came forth, as Washington had amped up pressures over the recent past on its European allies ahead of an EU election to shun Huawei from building the bloc’s new 5G network.

Besides, the Washington had also added that they were worries that Huawei’s telecommunication gears could be a vector for Chinese spying, an allegation that the Chinese telco giant had repeatedly denied. Expressing his intent to sign a ‘no-spy agreements’ with the governments, Chairman of Huawei, Liang Hua, said to the reporters on London via an interpreter on Tuesday (May 14th), “We are willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including the UK government, to commit ourselves to making our equipment meet the no-spy, no-backdoors standard,” while a British government spokesman said as a response, “The security and resilience of the UK’s telecoms networks is of paramount importance, and we have strict controls for how Huawei equipment is currently deployed in the UK”