In a barrage of tweets, Huawei accused the U.S. government of resorting to a battery of actions, including launching cyberattacks, to disrupt its business and coerce companies and other countries to ban the embattled telecommunications company’s products.
The U.S. used cyberattacks “to infiltrate Huawei’s intranet and internal information,” the company tweeted and reiterated in a release. It also accused the FBI of pressing Huawei employees to spy and collect information on the company.
The U.S. has engaged in a lengthy dispute regarding Huawei over espionage allegations, and in May, amid escalating trade war tensions with China, President Trump declared a national emergency that banned U.S. telecommunications companies from using equipment from foreign firms that could threaten national security.
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