Huawei sues US Govt saying ban on its equipment is unconstitutional - Reuters


The Chinese telecoms equipment maker’s, Huawei, Rotating Chairman Guo Ping confirmed in a statement on Thursday, the company filed a complaint in a federal court in Texas challenging the constitutionality of Section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that restricted its business in the US, Reuters reports.

Key Quotes:

“The U.S. Congress has repeatedly failed to produce any evidence to support its restrictions on Huawei products. We are compelled to take this legal action as a proper and last resort.” 

“This ban not only is unlawful, but also restricts Huawei from engaging in fair competition, ultimately harming U.S. consumers. We look forward to the court’s verdict, and trust that it will benefit both Huawei and the American people.”

“Lifting the NDAA ban will give the U.S. Government the flexibility it needs to work with Huawei and solve real security issues.”

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