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Open to addressing US security concerns: Huawei

IANS  |  San Francisco 

Facing a ban on doing business with American suppliers, Chinese has said that it is still open to addressing US security concerns.

US this week moved to ban firms from installing that could pose a threat to national security amid US-trade war.

And in a clear strike against Huawei, the Commerce Department separately announced on Wednesday that it had placed and its dozens of affiliates on a list of firms deemed a risk to national security.

While has asserted that the decision by the to put restrictions on its activities in the US will only harm the interests of American and consumers, the company's US told Finance the company remained open to addressing the US security concerns.

"We hope that we will be given the opportunity to talk to the about what kinds of risk-mitigation measures that can be put in place that will make safer and allow us to do business and maintain the jobs of our customers," Purdy was quoted as saying.

Huawei relies on American suppliers such as Qualcomm, and for and software and restrictions on buying from them could result in product delays for equipment more widely used in regions such as Europe, the report said.

Purdy, however, asserted that the American restrictions won't impact its global footprint.

"We will be able to maintain our operations globally," Purdy was quoted as saying.

"Whether we can do it in exactly the same way, I can't assure that."

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 13:26 IST
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