China demands explanation from US on Huawei spying report
Published on Mar 24, 2014 4:07 PM
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China wants a clear explanation from Washington over a report that the US National Security Agency (NSA) infiltrated servers at the headquarters of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.
Mr Hong Lei said China was "extremely concerned" about the spying allegations.
"Recently, the international media has put out a lot of reports about the evesdropping, surveillance and stealing of secrets by the United States of other countries, including China," he told a regular briefing.
"China has already lodged many complaints with the United States about this. We demand that the United States makes a clear explanation and stop such acts."
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