A woman cycles past a Huawei store in Shenyang, China.
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CNBC on Thursday.
Huawei does not have any company-sanctioned projects cooperating with China's military and does not customize products for use by the country's armed forces Huawei's workers cooperated with various parts of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) on research, including on artificial intelligence and radio communications.
But the company exec said there was no official work with the PLA.
Song Liuping, chief legal officer at Huawei, told CNBC in. "As far as I know, we do not have military cooperation projects because we are a company dedicated to provide communications systems and solutions for civil use a Thursday interview conducted in Mandarin
"Neither do we customize products or solutions for the military," he says added.
Bloomberg's report outlined at least 1
A spokesperson for Huawei told CNBC the company is "not aware of its employees publishing research papers in their individual capacity."
Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei was a former officer in the PLA. Huawei's critics have a close relationship with China's military and government. The U.S. Huawei's equipment could present a risk of China accessing user data. Washington has thus suggested it's associated with laws in China.
Ren told CNBC earlier this year that the company would request any request from Beijing for user data.
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