Huawei furtively helped North Korea construct, keep up remote system: Washington Post

(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 27, 2019, a Huawei logo is displayed at a retail store in Beijing. – Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, which is subject to US sanctions over concerns about its ties to the government in Beijing, is planning to make major job cuts at its US operations, The Wall Street Journal reported on July 14, 2019. The layoffs are expected at Huawei’s US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, the paper reported, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation.

WASHINGTON: Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., the Chinese organization put on a US boycott in light of national security concerns, covertly helped North Korea construct and keep up its business remote system, the Washington Post wrote about Monday, refering to sources and inside reports.

The Chinese broadcast communications mammoth joined forces with a state-claimed Chinese firm, Panda International Information Technology Co. Ltd., on various activities in North Korea over in any event eight years, the Post detailed.

Such a move would bring up issues of whether Huawei, which has utilized US innovation in its segments, disregarded American fare controls to outfit North Korea with gear, as indicated by the Post.

The United States put Huawei on a boycott in May, refering to national security concerns. The move restricted US organizations from selling most US parts and segments to Huawei without unique licenses however President Donald Trump said a month ago American firms could continue deals in an offer to restart exchange chats with Beijing.

Huawei did not promptly react to a solicitation for input, however said in an announcement to the Washington Post it had “no business nearness” in North Korea. It was not quickly conceivable to achieve the Panda Group.

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The Commerce Department, which likewise did not quickly react to a solicitation for input, has explored potential connections among Huawei and North Korea since 2016 yet has not freely associated the two, the Post said.

Huawei and Panda cleared their Pyongyang office in the main portion of 2016, the paper announced.

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