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Huawei has no company-related projects that co-operate with China's military and does not adapt products to the use of the country's armed forces, CNG's technical giant's legal manager said on Thursday.
It comes after Bloomberg's reports earlier in the day when Huawei's workers had collaborated with various parts of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on research, including artificial intelligence and radio communications.
But the company exek refused that there had been any official work with PLA.
"As far as I know, we do not have military collaborative projects because we are a company dedicated to delivering communication systems and (information and communication technology) solutions for civilian use," said Song Liuping, Huawei's chief lawyer, to CNBC in a Thursday interview conducted in mandarin and translated by a translator from the firm.
"My understanding is that we have no projects related to the military cooperation category. We also do not adapt products or solutions to the military "added.
Bloomberg's report outlined at least 1
A Huawei spokesman told CNBC that the company is not aware that employees are publishing research documents in their individual Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei was a former PLA officer, and Huaiwe's critics have pointed to the fact that the company has a close relationship with China's military and government, and the US government is concerned that Huawei's equipment may pose a risk for China to access user data, Washington has also suggested There is a danger associated with laws in China that apparently force Chinese companies to help Beijing in any national intelligence work if asked.
Ren told CNBC earlier this year that the company would resist any request from Beijing for user data.  "Although we were asked to, Huawei would still not install back doors. If a single back door was found in one of the countries we operate, sales will boast in them all," Ren said.
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