The Trump president has signed a decree to declare a national emergency. Banning US companies from using equipment manufactured by firms that are considered “national security threats”.
According to Reuters, the ban will pave the way for the ban on cooperation or use of equipment by Chinese telecommunications equipment group Huawei Technologies Co.
The ordinance cited the International Emergency Economic Rights Act (IEEPA) 1977. Which allows the president to regulate commercial activities to deal with a national emergency threat.
This document will direct the Ministry of Trade to coordinate with other government agencies to map out specific plans. And then implement them in 150 days.
This ordinance has been carefully reviewed within more than a year before being issued. It aims to protect the US supply chain from “foreign enemies”, according to Commerce Minister Wilbur Ross.
“Under President Trump’s leadership, Americans will be able to trust the security of our data and infrastructure,” Ross said.
The decree was published exactly when the US and China were escalating tensions in the trade war, citing Washington. That Beijing had unfair trade.
The decree does not specify the specific name of a corporation or company. But US officials have long regarded Huawei as a “threat” and actively lobbied allies without using their telecommunications equipment. Huawei for the next 5G mobile network.
Washington believes that telecommunications devices manufactured by Huawei . The world’s third-largest mobile phone manufacturer, can be used by the Chinese government to serve espionage.
Huawei repeatedly denied these allegations, but they have yet to comment on Mr. Trump’s decree. In August 2018, Mr. Trump signed a decree to ban the US government from using Huawei’s device and another Chinese manufacturer, ZTE. Trump president
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai, who called Huawei a security threat to the US, said about Mr. Trump’s decree: “With the threats of equipment and services from some Certain foreign companies. This is a significant step in protecting the US telecommunications network. “