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US to restrict visas for Huawei, says it has 'business with rights abusers'

Mike Pompeo says telecommunications companies around the world 'should consider themselves on notice' if they do business with Huawei

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Pompeo said Washington hoped to have another set of decisions shortly on Chinese telecoms firms that would reflect the need to protect U.S. citizens' data from Beijing.

David Brunnstrom and Humeyra Pamuk | Reuters Washington
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo took fresh aim at China on Wednesday, saying the United States would impose visa restrictions on Chinese firms like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that he accused of facilitating human-rights violations.
Pompeo also said telecommunications companies around the world "should consider themselves on notice" that if they do business with Huawei, "they are doing business with human-rights abusers."
Pompeo said Washington hoped to have another set of decisions shortly on Chinese telecoms firms that would reflect the need to protect U.S. citizens' data from Beijing.
Pompeo told a news conference the State Department would "impose visa restrictions on certain

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First Published: Jul 16 2020 | 8:18 AM IST

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