After the US Department of Justice announced Huaweia's persecution and tried to extradite Meng Xizhou's chief financial officer, the Czech government also announced it would ban the telecommunications companies that authorities warned of a bid to build a government computer system, considered a target company, Huawei.
Czech Ministry of Finance spokeswoman pointed out that the local NNMS ministry in December last year issued a warning that Huawei and another Chinese technology company, ZTE, might have "security threats". A spokesman for the Ministry of Finance said that the Ministry of National Network and Information Security Warning has a legal effect on the Ministry of Finance and must be implemented.
Reuters reported that the warning from the Czech National Network and Information Security Department does not completely prohibit Huawei from participating in building a local network, but this warning means that more than 160 public and private companies responsible for managing an important local infrastructure need to re-examine their faces. Security risks.
Huawei's spokeswoman denied that the equipment they were producing caused network security risks and asked the Czech Ministry of Finance to withdraw the decision in accordance with relevant laws because otherwise they would consider "all options," but there were no concrete measures.
The Czech government has previously publicly announced a publicly-funded tax system of around $ 500 million (about $ 22 million), and the industry is generally optimistic that Huawei can successfully get a contract, but the National Network and Information Security Service has warned it can get a contract . The upper shadow.
Huawei's spokeswoman said the decision of the Czech Ministry of Finance "Discrimination" also described the warning of the Czech national security information network Huawei as "unfounded and misleading."
The United States, Britain and Australia have successively announced that Huawei will forbid participation in building a 5G communications network, and Germany will also study whether it will follow.
Huawei has previously tested a 5G communication network test with Vodafone's local telecommunications company, but Vodafone announced on Friday (January 25th) that it would suspend the use of Huawei products at the core of its system until the relevant authorities notified it.
Reuters reported that Czech President Milos Zeman, who was considered pro-Kin, publicly supported Huawei's development in the local area, but Prime Minister Andrej Babis had the opposite opinion.
Barbish said earlier that he attaches great importance to the warnings of the National Network and Information Security Department and in December last year announced that it would ban the use of products produced by Huawei and ZTE by central government employees.
The Chinese embassy in the country subsequently published the news, quoting Babish as saying that the Ministry of National Network and Information Security Warning "is not a Czech government's standpoint."
However, Barbish denied saying that it was "not wrong" to ban the use of Huawei products by civil servants, and the announcement by the Chinese embassy "is just a Chinese position".
"Do not allow yourself to become a chess piece"
On the other hand, Slovakia, the Czech neighbor, has a very different attitude towards Huawija. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini said there is currently no evidence that Huawei products pose security problems.
Pellegrini believes that if a country wants to talk about issues related to cyber security, it should talk about all companies, not about specific companies.
He added that politicians must be careful not to allow them to become pawns between trade wars or competitors.